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Ship model

Sailors' craftwork

Object connections:

Collection Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art
User collections Ship in a bottle by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Bremer Vulcan
VesselsMosel Express 1969 (container ship)

Object details:

Object ID AAA0049
Description A bottle containing a model of a container ship wearing the German ensign named 'Mosel Express' with a background of cranes one of which is marked 'Bremer Vulcan'. The bottle is mounted on a wooden stand. It was given to the donor as gift at a Blue Star Line launching at Bremerhaven, probably that of 'New Zealand Star' or 'Southland Star'. The 'Mosel Express' was launched in 1969 by Bremer Vulcan for Norddeutscher Lloyd.
Date made circa 1969

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Germany
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.
Materials glass; composite
Measurements 110 x 180 x 96 mm
  • Ship model (AAA0049)
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