HO Scale: GENE 40 ft Workboat
HO Scale Kit: Assembly and finishing required
The “GENE” is a 1912 West Coast work boat. In 1912-1915 she was owned by Clarence Wakeley, Vancouver BC. In 1918-1921 she was owned by Dolly Varden Shipping Co. Ltd., Victoria BC and operated near Alice Arm, BC. In 1926-1930 she was owned by Walter C. Hanson, Butedale BC. On July 10, 1930 she was destroyed by fire in Deep Cove, on the North Arm in Burrard Inlet, BC, Canada.
This kit builds a waterline version of the boat shown below.
Photo Credit: Walter Reid & Author Darryl E. Muralt and his book “Steel Rails & Silver Dreams”
Size: 5.6” long by 1.8” wide by 3.4” high
Laser cut and engraved stabilized resin impregnated board (RIB) cabin, hull sides and detail parts.
Laser cut and engraved basswood hull bulkheads, base and deck.
Laser cut clear window glazing.
3D printed detail parts.
Kit assembly instructions