A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Bristol Queen 1946 37x12x12ins. (94x31x31cm)
Lot 86
A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Bristol Queen 1946 37x12x12ins. (94x31x31cm)
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
A waterline model of the Passenger ferry PS Bristol Queen 1946
Built by J Garven Wood in 1987. Composite hull, painted black to the waterline with enclosed paddle boxes and white suprstructure with buff decks. Details include open bridge with wheel and binnacle, passenger benches and ship's boats on davits. Set on a painted, moulded sea in an acrylic case. 37x12x12ins. (94x31x31cm)

Footnotes

  • Built by Charles Hill, Bristol, for P&A Campbell Ltd. Used on their Bristol Channel services, she was fast but expensive to run and suffered mechanical problems after her 1966 refit. The decline of the excursion business resulted in her scrapping in 1968.
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