DescriptionSCALE MODEL OF SMS 'EMDEN - SWAN OF THE EAST'
American Marine and Ship Model Gallery, Salem MA
The SMS 'Emden' was a light cruiser of the German navy. Her raiding cruise in the second half of 1914 is one of the most romanticized incidents of World War I. The 'Emden' raided Allied shipping in the Indian Ocean, sinking or capturing thirty Allied merchant vessels and warships before being run aground by her captain to prevent her from sinking. Modeled in 1/16 scale by Robert H. Mouat.
Presented in wood and glass case
12 x 33-1/2 x 11-3/8 inches (30.5 x 85.1 x 28.9 cm)
Generally fine and well presented
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