Mauretania (1938); Passenger vessel; Liner; Transatlantic liner

Scale: Unknown. A miniature waterline model of the transatlantic liner Mauretania (1938) made entirely in wood with metal fittings and painted in realistic colours. A number of fittings and features have been drawn onto the model rather than depicted in three dimensions. The hull is painted red at the waterline, black above with white bulwarks and upperworks. Features include a long foredeck accommodating cargo hatches, a derrick mast and two freestanding derricks; main superstructure whose forward part is stepped terminating in an enclosed pilot house and open bridge wings; eighteen lifeboats stowed on davits on the boat deck and a further four lifeboats stowed aft; mainmast; secondary bridge aft; and two funnels, painted red with black tops and two horizontal stripes.

Object Details

ID: SLR2122.8
Type: Waterline model; Miniature model
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Sir Howard Kennard, Howard
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Parts: Waterline model; Miniature model

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