Orsova; Passenger vessel; Liner

Scale: Unknown. A model of the Orsova made entirely of wood with metal fittings partly painted in realistic colours, with painted and drawn fittings and details. The hull is painted corn yellow with a green stripe at the waterline, white bulwarks and superstructure and unpainted decks. The foredeck includes a foremast and a cargo hatch. The main superstructure is placed amidships and includes four derrick masts, bridge and bridge wings, fourteen lifeboats and a single funnel painted yellow with a black top. The aft deck has two raised boat decks with four boats stowed, four derrick masts and two swimming pools. On the port and starboard bows 'Orsova'. Vessel details are inscribed on the underside of the model.

Object Details

ID: SLR2813.4
Type: Waterline model; Miniature model
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Sir Howard Kennard, Howard
Date made: Unknown
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 42 mm x 209 mm x 29 mm
Parts: Waterline model

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