Haughty Belle (1898); Cargo vessel; Sailing barge; Thames sailing barge

Scale: Unknown. A half block model of the Thames sailing barge Haughty Belle'(1898), made entirely in wood and mostly polished or varnished. The hull is straight-sided, flat-bottomed and made from a single piece of timber that has been polished or varnished apart for a single wide strake that is painted black. Features include a hatch forward and a much longer hatch aft of amidships. The model is displayed on a rectangular untreated mahogany baseboard with sloping edges.

Object Details

ID: SLR1291
Collection: Ship models
Type: Half block model
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Haughty Belle 1898
Date made: circa 1898
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall model: 67 x 570 x 60 mm; Backboard: 94 x 684 x 11 mm

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