Model of Oil Tank Steamer the 'British General'

Made:
1922-1925 in United Kingdom
maker:
Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company Limited
and
The British Tanker Company
Model of Oil Tank Steamer 'British General'. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.

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Model of Oil Tank Steamer 'British General'. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Whole rigged model, scale 1:48, of the oil tank turbine steamer, the 'British General' (1922), unsigned, British, 1922-1925

Builder's whole, model of TS 'British General', 1922. Scale 1:48. Bulk oil tanker by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Co, Jarrow.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1925-786
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, cotton (fibre), metal (unknown), mirror-glass (silvered), paint and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
crate: 1340 mm x 800 mm x 3210 mm, 170 kg
type:
steamship
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • merchant vessel
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
credit:
Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Company