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'City of St Albans' (1960)
Scale: 1:48. A half block plating model of the starboard side of the general cargo ship 'City of St Albans' (1960) made entirely in wood, marked for plating in black penwork and varnished a golden brown finish. The hull is made from several pieces of timber inscribed with numerous vertical and horizontal lines, numerals and lettering. It has an unusual and distinctive stepped three-tier forecastle and a conventional aft deck. A rectangular section of the hull has been altered and plugged with a similarly-shaped piece of wood below the waterline, forward of amidships. The model is fixed to a rectangular wooden storage backboard.
Original size: 377 mm x 2752 mm x 196 mm
- Image reference: L0919
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London