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HMS 'Vulcan' (1889)
Scale: Unknown. Half block model of HMS 'Vulcan' (1889), a torpedo depot ship made entirely from wood with metal fittings. The lower hull is painted a pink-red with the upperworks and bulwarks painted black and divided by a thin white line at the waterline. The lower hull is fitted with a rudder and a prop shaft at the stern, whilst the bow is fitted with a ram. The upper portion of the hull is complete with a number of circular portholes, a single hawsepipes at the bow painted red internally and a pair of guns mounted in a cylindrical turret amidships. The main deck is finished in natural wood and varnished with the individual planks scored on. There is a raised deck amidships and a small quarterdeck both of which are painted a light brown colour whilst the small foredeck is finished in a battleship grey. There are a pair of circular funnels slightly raked and painted a yellow-brown colour with a small charthouse and bridge wing fitted on the raised bridge deck. Fixtures and fittings include a pair of stump masts painted a pink-red colour, a forward conning tower, skylights, deck hatches and bollards all painted white. The whole model is mounted on a wooden backboard which has been overlayed with either paper or card, painted a yellow-brown colour surrounded by a moulded edge painted black.
Original size: 190 mm x 660 mm x 50 mm
- Image reference: L0312
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London