A mirror-backed Builder's half model of the SS Outwood 1926.
Lot 59W
A mirror-backed Builder's half model of the SS Outwood 1926.
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,025) inc. premium

Lot Details
A mirror-backed Builder's half model of the SS Outwood 1926.
Made by Hugh Macmillan, Greenock. Hull of solid timber, painted black to the waterline and red below, with painted draft marks and freeing ports and a brass propeller. Painted decks and white superstructure, with detailed anchor, cable and windlass, open bridge with binnacle and wheel, Ship's boats on davits. In a period mahogany display case with a Builder's plaque for John Lewis & Sons Limited, Aberdeen.

Footnotes

  • SS Outwood was built by John Lewis & Sons, builder of Coasters and Fishing vessels, for Edward Lindley of London, and launched in 1926. She was sold to the Gem Line in 1930 and renamed SS Girasol. On April 24th 1940, inward bound to London with a cargo of Limestone, she was in collision with the SS Dalryan 2 miles Northeast of Margate and sank.
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