Dubrovnik galley was an integral part of the Dubrovnik's war fleet, which in the seventeenth and eighteenth century had only a few small warships, at most ten, formed solely because of frequent harassment and looting by pirates and cargo ships at that time. Ships stationed in Dubrovnik and Mali Ston.
Other Croatian coastal centers had this type of ship along the eastern Adriatic coast: Kotor, Omis, Senj, and others.
Dubrovnik galley was driven by the wind and the rowers, Galiot, who were both sailors and soldiers, as appropriate, but also condemned criminals to row State Ships.
Feature was their quickness and speed, were used for military, police and customs purposes, courier services and for the transport of diplomats and senior civil servants. Transporting the goods at the expense of the state.
Features of this MarisStella Model Ship Kit:
This is a model on which the keel and all the elements of the sides and deck are made of solid walnut wood. The sails are embroidered on the cloth. Structural elements are laser cut.
The Upgraded project contains
-new designs; 1 sheet measuring 900x1000mm, 35.43''x39.37''
-thick A4 instruction booklet, 122 pages
-photo-etched brass sheet: 1 sheet, 0.5mm
-6 types of light and dark rigging threads with all rigging materials
-more high quality wood materials
-laser-cut wooden sheets, 6 sheets
All required materials for constructing this model are included in the kit.
The instructions are written in English, Italian and Croatian.