Peaceful (1900); Fishing vessel; Sgoth

Scale: 1:12. Full hull model of the 'Peaceful' (1900), a Scottish sgoth, built plank on frame. The single mast is rigged, with the sails set. The hull is painted white, green and black with the name ‘SY 31 Peaceful’ on the port and starboard bows and ‘SY 31’ on the sails.

This large open clinker-built boat, with a markedly raked stern post, was renowned for its fine sea-keeping abilities. Known locally as ‘Scoth niseach’ or ‘ness skiff’, it was used around the Scottish coast for line and net fishing.

Object Details

ID: SLR1323
Collection: Ship models
Type: Full hull model; Plank-on-frame; Rigged model; Sails set
Display location: Not on display
Creator: MacLeod, George
Vessels: Peaceful 1900
Date made: circa 1950; circa 1950-55
People: MacLeod, George
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
Measurements: Overall model: 819 x 812 x 278 mm; Base: 80 x 200 x 139 mm; Oar: 511 x 14 x 11 mm; Tiller: 144 x 3 x 7 mm

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