Product images of 'Beryl' and 'Turquoise' (both 1924)
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'Beryl' and 'Turquoise' (both 1924)
Scale: 1:48. A half block shipbuilders plating model representing the 'Beryl' and 'Turquoise' (both 1924), powered general cargo ships.The model is made in bread-and-butter construction, entirely in wood and varnished in its natural state. The hull has been marked with extensive constructional details which include the size and disposition of frames, plates, decks and waterlines and a number of internal features such as ballast and fuel tanks. Under the counter-stern is the rudder and an aperture in the stern frame for a single screw propeller. The model is mounted on a varnished mahogany backboard with a moulded edge to which is fitted a wooden plaque "Steel screw steamers "Beryl" & "Turquoise" Built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd. Troon 1924"
Original size: 265 mm x 1322 mm x 155 mm
- Image reference: L0816
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London