Handcrafted DIAMOND PRINCESS Wooden Model Ship 32" Long
L: 32 W: 6.5 H: 12.5 Inches
The new Diamond Princess is the largest and most innovative vessel in the Princess fleet. The unique Club Fusion combines a nightclub, bar, casino, and cabaret for the ultimate in entertainment. Have it display beautifully as a home or office decor.
Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings and original plan. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
The model is painted in red and white with blue accents. There are hundreds of windows represent passenger rooms. The wooden life boats are meticulously made from wood and painted in red and white. The top floor has plank decking which makes the model really stand out. Besides, there are several swimming pools located across the top deck. You can also notice the navigation tower, masts, rails, winches, princess logo and so on.
It is secured tightly on a solid wood base with a brass nameplate. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector.
The Diamond Princess is one of the largest Grand-class type of cruise ships. Built by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries group in February 2004, it usually cruises to Alaska during the summer and to Australia and Asia at other times. Costing around $500 million dollars, the cruise ship has two 8 cylinder Wartsila 46 engines and two 9 cylinder Wartsila 46 engine. The 8- and 9- cylinder engines can approximately produce 8,500 kW and 9,500 kW of power engine respectively. Its two 20 megawatts motors made by Alstom Motors run up to 154 revolutions per minute. The ship is 290.2 meters in length and has a beam of 37.50 meters, which exceeds the usually 36 meters that Grand class cruise ships usually have.