A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Princess Elizabeth 1927 25x8x8ins. (64x20x20cm)
Lot 78
A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Princess Elizabeth 1927 25x8x8ins. (64x20x20cm)
£600 - 800
US$ 950 - 1,300

Lot Details
A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Princess Elizabeth 1927
Built by J Garven Wood in 1988. Composite hull, painted black to the waterline with decorated paddle boxes. White superstructure with cream decks. Details include passenger benches, ship's boats on davits. Set on a painted, moulded sea in an acrylic case. 25x8x8ins. (64x20x20cm)

Footnotes

  • Built by Day, Summers of Northam for the Red Funnel Line service between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Requisitioned as a minesweeper in WW2, she made three trips to the Dunkirk beach head. After the war, she had a brief career as a film prop in the film "The Castaways" before becoming a restaurant ship on the Thames. She is now preserved by the City of Dunkirk.
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