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A shipbuilders plating model of an open swim barge made from a solid block of wood. The hull has been painted ivory white. The hull has been marked with constructional details which include the size and disposition of frames, hull plates, weld lines and joints. External fittings include a fixed skeg at the stern and a stringer on the underside of the swimhead, whilst on deck there are four towing bollards (one missing), a raised patch coambing and a tow rail on the foredeck. The model is mounted on a wooden backboard which is painted the same colour as the hull and has a slightly moulded edge. The backboard is inscribed '250 tons open swim barges built for W M Cory and Son Ltd by Tees Side Ltd. By the Tees Side Bridge & Engineering works Ltd 1946. Principal dimensions Length Overall 87'-6" Breadth Moulded 2'-6" Depth Moulded 8'-6" Reg Tonnage Calculated 120 Tons. Airway Class. Airway Archway Bridgeway Creekway Crossway Eastway Endway Fenway Gateway Glenway Halfway Hawkway Hillway Iceway Landway Lockway Loopway Midway Northway Pineway Portway Rockway Roundway Seaway Shellway Shoreway Southway Stanway Stemway Streamway Sunway Treadway Westway Beachway Bushway Cairnway Clearway Cliffway Coastway Cutway Daleway Fernway Fordway Fireway Hedgeway Lightway Mineway Moorway Parkway Ropeway Roseway Skyway Cloudway Brentway Bureway Camway Clydeway Colneway Crouchway Deeway Donway Eskway Falway Fourthway Lynway Nithway Ormeway Ouseway Stourway Swaleway Tayway Teesway Thamesway Trentway Tweedway Tyneway Wearway Wyeway" and "Plate joints indicated in red apply to barges with names shown in red'.
Original size: 265 mm x 1220 mm x 190 mm
- Image reference: L0662-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London