12 September 2000
A detailed static display model of the gaff rigged armed cutter Shenandoah
with mast, boom, standing and running rigging, full suit of stitched linen sails, anchors with chains, catheads, bitts, winch, companionways, belaying rails and pins, rope coils, cargo hatches, water barrels, bilge pumps, cleats, rudder and other details. The hull, with four swivel guns mounted on the bulwarks and rudder, is finished in black with copper sheathing below waterline and mounted on two turned brass columns and display base -- 94 x 106.5cm.
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