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HMS 'Arrogant' (1896)
Scale: 1:48. A half block model of HMS 'Arrogant' (1896), a 2nd class cruiser. The model is made entirely in wood, constructed in bread and butter fashion and gouged out internally. The hull is painted a pinky-red below the waterline with the upperworks and bulwarks painted black, and divided by a thin white line along the waterline. There are a number of features painted on to the black part of the hull including portholes and two small guns all picked out in white paint. There is a large rudder and a small rudder fitted at the stern and the ram bow is complete with a two hawsepipes painted red on a black background. There is a single deck, with two bridge decks at bow and stern, painted creamy-white, on which is mounted a pair of main armament guns with shields, painted black. Other fixtures include bollards, capstans, a charthouse on the bridge painted grey and a pair of stump masts. There are three truncated funnels together with eight ventilator cowlings all of which are painted a yellow-brown and are mounted on four rectangular block on the superstructure painted grey. The model is mounted on a wooden backboard painted creamy-white, with a stained and varnished mahogany edging. The model has been recently restored with the additions and repairs finished in a natural wood colour.
Original size: 475 mm x 3005 mm x 260 mm
- Image reference: L0891
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London