Vacuum Pioneer; Cargo vessel

Scale: Unknown. A model of the Vacuum Pioneer made entirely of wood with metal fittings, partly painted in realistic colours with painted and drawn fittings and details. The hull is painted black with a white superstructure and unpainted decks. The foredeck has drawn details. The forward cargo deck has a tall derrick mast with a single boom. A tall superstructure with unpainted upper decks is positioned forward of amidships. The main deck has a connecting structure linking the tall superstructure with the aft superstructure. The single vertical funnel is positioned aft painted black with a company logo in white. Forward of the funnel is a mainmast and there are a pair of boats stowed either side of it. Vessel details are inscribed on the underside of the model.

Object Details

ID: SLR2813.20
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: 18 mm x 77 mm x 11 mm
Parts: Waterline model

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