Billing Boats (BB528) Smit Nederland Tug - Model Boat & Fittings is a scale model ocean going tug. The Smit Nederland was built in 1979 at the BV Scheepswerft & Machinefebriek "De Merwede" in Hardinzveld, Holland. Length 28.40 m, breadth 8,85 m, draught 3.85 m. The vessel is driven by two "Stork Werkspoor" diesel engines, whose 1000 rpm yield 1800 HP. Top speed is 12 knots; the acting radius is 2,250 miles. A special detail of this ship is the propellors, which are equipped with reversible blades in jet streams, and two basin rudders which ensure good manoeuvrability.
Plan with detailed building instructions German, English, French, Danish, Italian and Dutch, ABS plastic hull, decks from wood, plastic and wooden parts to finish the model, stern tubes with shafts and propellers.
All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)
Length 870 mm.
Width 270 mm.
Height 520 mm.