Model of 56 foot armed steam pinnace

Made:
1896-1901 in Blackwall
maker:
Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited
Whole rigged model, scale 1:24, of an armed wood-built Whole rigged model, scale 1:24, of an armed wood-built

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Whole rigged model, scale 1:24, of an armed wood-built
Science Museum Group Collection
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Whole rigged model, scale 1:24, of an armed wood-built
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model, scale 1:24, of an armed steam pinnace with twin funnels (c.1896), by Thames Iron Works, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, Blackwall, London, England, 1896-1901. Pinnaces were stowed on British warships. This model was originally displayed on a mahogany stand and marked with the following inscription: ‘Model of 56FT Steam Pinnaces as built for the British Admiralty by the Thames Iron Works Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, London. Indicated Horse Power 270, Mean Speed 16.69 Knots.’

Details

Category:
Warships
Object Number:
1913-375
Materials:
complete, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), wood (unidentified), acrylic and cotton (textile)
Measurements:
overall: 357 mm x 743 mm x 127 mm, 2.285kg
type:
model - representation
credit:
Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited