Maritime  

‘Bluenose’ Ship Model

Bluenose has an important place in the history of yachting. She was built in Nova Scotia in 1921, and, despite having been designed as a fishing vessel, entered many sailing competitions and won most of them. Sadly, ‘Bluenose’ was wrecked on the coast of Haiti in 1946.(Made by Mr. Erol Ersan)

“Ictineo II” Submarine Model

Ictineo II was the first combustion engine-driven submarine, propelled by an early form of air-independent propulsion.Ictineo II was launched on 2 October 1864 by Spanish inventor Narcis Monturiol Estarriol as an improved version of Ictineo I. It was not until the 1940s, that smilar principles were used for propulsion.

‘Crusader’ Hydroplane Model

1:8 scale model of the jet- propelled hydroplane "Crusader" , designed to break the Water Speed Record, and piloted by John Cobb. Built by Vospers of Portsmouth and designed by Reid Railton, the 10 metre vessel cost £15,000 in 1949. The engine was a De Havilland Ghost. The boat was destroyed and Cobb killed on 29 September 1952 during a record attempt on Loch Ness, Scotland.

Model of the ‘African Queen’

As featured in the eponymous 1952 film directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn

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