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Muirneag (1903); Fishing vessel; Scottish Zulu

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Collection Ship models, Fishing and hunting vessels
Gallery locationNot on display
Publication(s)Ship models : their purpose and development from 1650 to the present : illustrated from the ship model collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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Object details:

Object ID SLR0009
Description Full hull model of the 'Muirneag' (1903), a Scottish zulu, sailing fishing vessel, built at a scale of 1:24. The model is decked, equipped, and rigged with the sails set. On the mainsail and port and starboard bows is ‘SY486’. The vessel’s name is written on the port and starboard bows and ‘Knock’ is written on the stern quarters. An attached label reads ‘Zulu’.
Date made 1955

Artist/Maker MacLeod, George
Place made Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
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 brass; cotton; glass; lead; metal; paint; steel; wood
Measurements Overall model: 1023 x 1587 x 282 mm; Base: 89 x 457 x 139 mm
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