Ship model, 13th Century Cog sailing ship

Made 1940s

This is a model of a 13th century sailing ship called a cog. It was made in the 1940s by Mr C.T. Laurenson of Stanmore, NSW. The cog was the dominant ship type in Northern European waters from the 13th to 15th Centuries. The sea going cog was the workhorse of the Hanseatic league.


Ship model, 13th century sailing ship, Cog, made by Mr C.T. Laurenson, Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia, 1940s

Ship model, 13th Century Cog sailing ship, complete with mast and rigging, square rigged single sail with painted-on crest, fore and aft castles designed as fighting platforms, gratings, companionways, bollards, anchor. Mounted on stand.


420 mm
153 mm
310 mm


Model made by Mr. C. T. Laurenson.


Purchased 1947
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Ship model, 13th Century Cog sailing ship 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 11 December 2017, <>
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This object is currently on display in The Wiggles Exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum.
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