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HMS 'Fawn' (1856)
Scale: Unknown. Sectional model showing the temporary rudder arrangement for HMS 'Fawn' (1856) made of wood and metal. The underwater hull is painted a copper colour to indicate sheathing with the upperworks finished in black, all of which are divided by a thin white line at the waterline. On the stern is the name 'Fawn' which is split over both models and is on a raised cartouche painted in gold. Internally the model is decked and finished with a single sheet of varnished wood with individual planks marked in ink. There is a cross section of the trunking below which the propeller and stern frame form part of the other half of the model. The whole model is mounted on a polished mahogany baseboard and further supported by two wooden shores. This model is the starboard side of a complete model that divides longitudinally and is held together by thumbscrews. The model number "1" is displayed on the base. Plaques inscribed "After part of HMS 'Fawn with Temporary rudder in place. Proposed by Admiral Sir J Commerell KCB VC 1874" and "15 After part of HMS 'Fawn with temporary rudder hung in place. Proposed by Admiral Sir J Commerell KCB VC 1874".
Original size: 615 mm x 300 mm x 710 mm
- Image reference: L0304-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London