Passenger/cargo vessel (circa 1800); Service vessel; Hoy; Trinity House

Scale: 1:32. This model has been built plank on frame to illustrate the extreme curvature and clinker planking of the hull. It represents a hoy of 61 feet in length by 23 feet in the beam with an approximate tonnage of 104. It was built for Trinity House and shows the large hatch amidships as well as the windless in the bow, used for lifting heavy weights. The hoys were frequently hired, and sometimes privately owned as pleasure craft.asure craft.

Object Details

ID: SLR0249
Collection: Ship models; Special collections
Type: Full hull model
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: Circa 1800
Exhibition: Guiding Lights
People: The Corporation of Trinity House
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Green Blackwall Collection
Measurements: Overall model: 206 x 652 x 239 mm; Base: 100 x 640 x 227 mm
Parts: Passenger/cargo vessel (circa 1800); Service vessel; Hoy; Trinity House

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