• The model is 100% scratch built with planks on frame construction method from the drawings. The hull is made of wood and painted.
• This model is not a kit and ready for display. Model comes with a display base and a brass name plate as shown photos.
• Specifications: 40.55L x 5.11W x 12.60H (inch) or
103L x 13W x 32H (cm)
• Brand new product.
France was a Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (CGT, or
French Line) ocean liner, constructed by the Chantiers de
l'Atlantique shipyard at Saint-Nazaire, France, and put into
service in February 1962. At the time of her construction in
1960 she was the longest passenger ship ever built, a record
that remained unchallenged until the construction of the 345
meter RMS Queen Mary 2 in 2004.
France was later purchased by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) in 1979, renamed SS Norway and underwent significant modifications that better suited her for cruising duties. She was sold to be scrapped in 2006, and scrapping was completed in late 2008.