London, South Kensington
15 October 1992
A well detailed and exhibition standard 3/4in:1ft scale fibreglass, wood and metal ,electric powered and radio controlled model of the Waveney Class Life Boat 44-020 'John Fison' modelled by P.E. Turner. -- 37in.(94cm) long.
With signal mast and hallards, radio, radar and aerials and deck details including anchor, winch, cleats and bollards, deck and hand rails and wheelhouse with helmsman and full instrumentation, tow rope and winch, sampson post and life raft, aft cabin with spare anchor, axe and davit, pipe work and other details. The fibreglass hull is fitted with two electric motors to twin shafts with 'A' brackets and four blade propellers and rudders. Finished in RNLI livery. Stand, display base and perspex cover.
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This model was awarded Bronze Medal Model Engineer 1988 as well as other awards
cf. Model Boats Aug 1987 pp408-413
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