12 September 2000
A detailed model of an early 20th Century steam trawler
with masts, gaff, boom, standing and running rigging, fairleads, anchors, anchor davit, capstan, companionways, hatchcovers, fish hatches, bitts, trawl winch, wheel house with bell, search light, lamps and lifebelt, coal shute covers, stayed funnel with whistle and safety valve extension pipe, engine room lights, deck rail and other details. The hull, with rudder and four blade brass propellor is finished in black and green and mounted on two turned brass columns, brass bound glazed display case -- 30.5 x 49cm.
See illustration on page 25
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