Ship model, lifeboat “Blight”

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1857.

This design of this model is thought to have been used for the first lifeboat to be built in Sydney.

Summary

B536
Ship model, life boat "Blight ". Hull of timber clinker planking stained brown, blue trim, with white around the edge, benches inside for crew, 8 oars.

Dimensions

230 mm
160 mm
770 mm

Production

Maker unknown .
1857

Source

Gift of Charles Chatfield, 1928
4 February, 1928

Cite this Object

Ship model, lifeboat "Blight" 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 June 2017, <https://ma.as/214053>
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