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HMS 'Amethyst' (1903)
Scale: 1:48. A half block model of the starboard side of the third class cruiser HMS 'Amethyst' (1903), made entirely in wood and painted pink-brown below the waterline and black above. Hull features include a ram bow; two rows of portholes; starboard hawse hole and long bilge keel; placements for five guns on the starboard main deck; and a balanced rudder. Other features and fittings include a long fore deck with a gun mounted, painted grey; stump foremast and mainmast (mainmast currently missing); and three inline funnels painted ochre, the foremost one slightly more slender than the others. A second small gun is mounted on the aft deck. The model is displayed on a backboard painted off-white with a mahogany-stained frame. On plaque attached to top right-hand side of backboard 'Amethyst'.
Original size: 330 mm x 2365 mm x 128 mm
- Image reference: L0859
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London