A detailed 50ft:1in. scale waterline model of the Billyboy ketch Blue Jacket

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A detailed 50ft:1in. scale waterline model of the Billyboy ketch Blue Jacket
built by E.J. Walpole with masts, yards, standing and running rigging and full suit of sails set in a port reach, anchor, windlass, companionways, locker, deck winch, 'canvas' covered hatch, horse, bilge pump, tiller, dinghy and members of the crew going about their duties and other details. The hull, finished in black, dark and light brown with white sails, is mounted on a painted moulded seascape, glazed case -- 6¾ x 8.1.4in. (17.2 x 21cm.)
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Blue Jacket was built in Wisbech in 1860 but was derelict by 1930.
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