A large mirror back Builder's half model of the SS Lady Brenda 1918 97x11x33ins.(246x28x84cm)
Lot 57W
A large mirror back Builder's half model of the SS Lady Brenda 1918
97x11x33ins.(246x28x84cm)
Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 4,815) inc. premium

The Marine Sale

15 Apr 2014, 14:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

Lot Details
A large mirror back Builder's half model of the SS Lady Brenda 1918 97x11x33ins.(246x28x84cm)
A large mirror back Builder's half model of the SS Lady Brenda 1918
Hull of solid timber, painted black to the waterline and pink below, with four blade propeller, bilge keels and accommodation ladder slung overside. Painted draft marks at bow and stern. Plated metal fittings and details including anchor, cable and windlass, cargo winches, ventilators, open bridge with wheel and binnacle, ship's boats on davits and emergency steering aft. In a period mahogany display case with an ivorine Builder's plaque for Craig, Taylor & Co. Stockton on Tees. On a separate stand. 97x11x33ins.(246x28x84cm)

Footnotes

  • Originally launched in 1918 as the SS Maindy Dene for Jenkins, Richards & Evans, Cardiff, she was sold to Frederick Dawson Ltd. Newcastle in 1922 and renamed Lady Brenda, the funnel livery and label recording this change.

    Sold to the Russian Merchant Navy in 1934 and renamed SS Sukona she was torpedoed and sunk by German aircraft NW of Bear Island on September 13th 1942 en route to Northern Russia from Leith via Reykjavik.
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