Category Archives: Model boats

A model of the City of Adelaide

I don’t as yet know much about ths model belonging to Philip Dawes – but it does give a powerful impression of how the City of Adelaide must have looked in her prime.

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Does anyone know the background of this terrific model – or the yacht she represents?

  The Faversham Creek Trust has been given this model to auction for fundraising purposes – and they would like to know more about it. The drawing shows the dimensions. Can anyone help? Certainly if the full-sized version was ever built, … Continue reading

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How to make a ship in a bottle

How to make a ship in a bottle, Clive Monk’s way. Making a model ship in a whisky bottle might be just the thing for these chilly wintry spring evenings when there’s now some light but nobody wants to go … Continue reading

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