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HMS 'Hotspur' (1870)
Scale: 1:48. A half block model of the port side of the battleship HMS 'Hotspur' (1870), made entirely in wood and painted dark brown below the waterline, a narrow white stripe above and black above the waterline. Hull details include a ram bow, uninterrupted row of square portholes, bilge keel, port side propeller and shaft, and rudder. There is a short, prominent forecastle, waist with a railing and a long main deck extending almost to the stern. Other fittings include stump foremast and mainmast, and a single large-diameter turret with provision for two guns. The model is displayed on a backboard painted off-white with a mahogany-stained frame (right-hand side of frame currently missing). Inscribed on plaques are
Original size: 264 mm x 1602 mm x 161 mm
- Image reference: L0583
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection