Last of a dying breed, the Jacob Pike is an 83’ Maine wooden sardine carrier. This boat was built for Moses Bernard Pike, owner of the Holmes Packing Company, Eastport. This boat was named after his father, Jacob Clark Pike, a one-time sea captain. These long, graceful vessels could be seen roaming the Penobscot Bay, during the 20th century, taking fisherman’s catch to the sardine canneries.
Contained in this half hull kit are pre-cut lifts, a chamfered solid cherry backboard, brass nameplate, plans, and illustrated instruction booklet.
BlueJacket Shipcrafters, Inc. has been in continuous operation for many years. The company was founded by a U.S. Navy Department architect and head of the Navy’s model shop in Washington, DC in 1905. They are the oldest ship modeling company in the U.S. They specialize in the design and manufacture of wooden model kits and model ship fittings. All work is performed by their craftsmen and is not outsourced.
This is an intermediate level model.