Abeille; Service vessel; Tug

Scale: Unknown. A model of the Abeille 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 a white painted superstructure. The decks are unpainted. There is what appears to be a fender at the bow. Fittings include a foremast and main mast and a single funnel painted black. Vessel details are inscribed on the underside of the model.

Object Details

ID: SLR2813.31
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: 16 mm x 42 mm x 10 mm
Parts: Waterline model

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