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Raven (1875); Cargo vessel

SLR1074
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Collection Ship models, Cargo vessels
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsRaven 1875
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 ID SLR1074
Description Scale: 1:60. A model of the Raven (1875) made in wood, painted in realistic colours, with metal and organic fittings. The hull is painted orange below the waterline with a narrow white stripe above, black above the waterline, and has white gunwales. The deck is unpainted wood and scored to resemble planking. The bowsprit, foremast, mainmast, yards, and gaff boom are all unpainted wood. The foremast is fitted with five yards with black metal braces. Deck fittings include a windlass, two anchors, catheads, three cargo hatches of varying sizes, two white painted deck houses both with chimneys, and two boats. Inscribed on the port and starboard trailboards is 'Raven'; on the stern, 'Raven Rye'; and on the plaque 'Raven 213 tons. Built by Keep Prince Edward Island 1875'. The model is mounted on two short cylindrical pillar supports and is displayed in its original oak framed display case.
Date made 1875

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials coating: varnish; metal: copper; metal; organic: cotton; paint; wood
Measurements Overall model and case: 545 x 758 x 301 mm
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