DescriptionVINTAGE SHIP BUILDER'S MODEL OF THE 'PORT AUCKLAND'
American Marine and Ship Model Gallery, Salem MA
The Port Auckland was an 8,789 ton British steam merchant ship built in 1922. In 1943 she was torpedoed by the German U-boat 'Rudolf Bahr', and was sunk. This impressive model commemorates the tragic loss.
Presented in original inlaid wood, brass, and glass case on mahogany table stand
15 x 80 x 19 inches (38.1 x 203.2 x 48.3 cm)
Some damage to starboard side and some deck areas resulting in paint crackling and minor blistering but generally fine and well presented.
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