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Bluenose modeled by Eugene LeClerc.
This model of the Bluenose was created by Eugene
LeClerc a renowned Quebec model builder. It was build as the creator's
The focus of the restoration was to maintain the character of the model as it was created by Leclerc.
Due to the age of the model all of the rigging lines
had lost their integrity so had no strength left. This image shows
View of the foredeck. The model had not been in a protective case so is covered with dust and debris.
View of the rear deck prior to restoration.
July 10, 2018
Profile view of the restored model.
Amidships showing the shrouds, back stays and ship's boat.
View of the bow showing anchors and fore stays.
Rigging at the lower mast tops and gaffs.