German lighthouse Hohe Weg Aussenweser
Skill Level: medium
Size (LxWxH): 280x195x155 mm (11x7x6 inch)
This wonderful model shows an extraordinary lighthouse in the North Sea off Germany's coast with an instering semaphore.
This light beacon was built 1854 with a hight of 29 meters. The architect was the dutch J.J. van Ronzelen. It was the first lighthouse to be equipped with a Fresnel Lense, 2,5 meter high. This artefact is now displayed in the Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum in Bremerhaven. The semaphore showed the wind intensity and direction at Borkum and Helgoland.
The model highlights:
- with water base
- radar antennas
- with wind semaphore
- dinghy with davits
|Manufacturer||HMV Hamburger Modellbaubogen Verlag|
|Sheet size||DIN A4|
|Length||280 mm (11.02 inch)|
|Width||195 mm (7.68 inch)|
|Height||155 mm (6.1 inch)|
|Bauanleitung||German, English, Pictures|
- position: 008° 15' E, 53° 43' N, Weser estuary
- built: 1855-56
- funktion: leading and cross light
- height: 36 meter
- identifier: F. w. r. gn.