Topographic model, Denny's shipyard, Dumbarton by Michael K. Buxton

Topographic model, Denny's shipyard, Dumbarton

Michael K. Buxton

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Topographic model, Denny's shipyard, Dumbarton

Scale: 1:200. Produced as one of a set to illustrate the development of shipbuilding, this model of Denny's Shipyard (circa 1908) was built by Mike Buxton of Valhalla Wargames and took two years to construct. It shows a number of vessels on the slipways at various stages of construction ranging from laying the keel to framing and plating the hull. Once a vessel has been launched, it is towed to the fitting out basin, shown on the left-hand side of the model, to receive the various components such as the machinery and internal furnishings. Around the perimeter of the model are the numerous workshops of the various tradesmen associated with the construction of a vessel such as plumbers, carpenters, riggers and platers. A highly detailed model, the makers noted that there were 21 telephones connected by 42 separate wires totalling 500 feet in length mounted on 27 telegraph poles.
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  • Image reference: C3716

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