Product images of Cargo vessel 'Framlington Court' (1924)
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Cargo vessel 'Framlington Court' (1924)
Scale: 1:96. A model of 'Framlington Court' made entirely in wood, painted in realistic colours, with silver plated fittings. The hull is brick red below the waterline with a narrow white stripe above, and black above the waterline. The decks are painted green, some of which are scored to indicate planking. Hull fittings include a pair of anchors at the bow, bilge keels, a companion ladder rigged to the midship port broadside, and a single four-bladed propeller. Forecastle fittings include an anchor winch and ventilators with red painted inserts. The forward cargo deck has two hatches with derrick masts between them, and eight large ventilators. The superstructure is positioned amidships with the open bridge forward incorporating enclosed bridge wings and a pilot house. Abaft of the bridge are a pair of boats stowed on davits. The single tall funnel is painted yellow with a black top and there are a number of tall ventilators positioned around it. A raised boat deck has a pair of lifeboats stowed on chocks. The aft cargo deck has two hatches with derrick masts between them. The poop deck fittings include a secondary bridge. The name: 'Framlington Court' is inscribed on the port and starboard bows. 'Framlington Court London' is on the stern. The model is mounted on two turned silver plated pillar supports and displayed in its original mahogany framed display case. Two plaques are inscribed: 'SS "Framlington Court" built by Messrs Napier & Miller Ltd Old Kilpatrick 1924' and 'S.S. "Framlington Court" built by Messrs Napier & Miller Ltd Old Kilpatrick for Messrs Court Line Ltd, London. 1924. Class. Lloyds 100 A.1. Dimensions. 396'-0" mld x 29'-0" mld Deadweight. 8000 tons L.W.L. 23'-7 1/2" Machinery. Engines. 26". 42". 70" x 48" boilers. 3 15'-6" x 11'-0" N.D. Working pressure 180lbs per sq inch'.
- Image reference: F8971-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London