Dimenssion: L: 25 W: 13.5 H: 22 Inches Features : Display this Shrimp boat, featured in the Forrest Gump movie, right into your home or officeMaster craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings and original planThey are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahoganyThey are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual shipsEach model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshopThis is a great model of a Shrimp BoatIt was handmade fromstrips of teak and mahogany and then painted in black and whiteThere are fishing nets on both side of the hull with wooden cratesThe cabin is painted white with tinted blue windowsYou will also find an anchor placed on top of the deck along with other boat gearsThe nets together with the mast and rigging really make this boat special
History: Seen across the Gulf of Mexico and featured in the movie Forrest Gump, shrimp boats are known by the phrase By night they work the nets, and by day they rest and clean. They anchor up just after dawn and begin cleaning their decks and holds of by-catch and trash fish. They are the shrimp boats that spend the night dragging their nets for pink gold. By night they work the nets, and by day they rest and clean.
Product Code: B044