Admiralty Coaster C642

About the model
With such a long service life in both military and civilian guises, this model can be built as either, providing the modeller with a choice of completing either model, each having their own character.

Whichever version you build the result is a large impressive model, which is a great performer on the water.

The photos opposite are a mixture of both versions.

Prototype history (click)
Typical of many such craft built for servicing fleet vessels. One of a group built by Yarwoods of Northwich, C.642 was launched in 1946 and served until being placed for disposal in 1956. Purchased by F.T. Everard & Sons Ltd of Greenwich, Kent, C.642 was renamed the ‘Clanity’ and used for a short period as a dry cargo carrier before being lengthened and widened in a conversion to a tanker. Steam propulsion was retained until she ended her days in a scrap yard in Antwerp in 1969.
Model specifications (click)
Scale: 1:32
Length: 49.5 inches (1257 mm)
Beam: 9.5 inches (241 mm)
Displacement: 35lbs (16.5 kg)

Suitable for static display, free running or 2 plus function radio control.

What's in the kit (click)
Kit contains:

  • GRP Moulded hull
  • Over 1600 white metal fittings
  • All necessary wood, cordage, wire etc
  • Full size drawing & instruction book
  • Propshaft & brass propeller
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