Taikoo; Service vessel; Salvage tug

Scale: Unknown. A model of the Taikoo 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 brick red stripe at the waterline and white above. The superstructure is placed forward, the fittings included an enclosed bridge, two masts, a single funnel and two boats stowed either side of it. The main deck has what appears to be two derricks. Vessel details are inscribed on the underside of the model.

Object Details

ID: SLR2813.28
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: 19 mm x 52 mm x 11 mm
Parts: Waterline model

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