A fine builders model for the S.S Pencarrow, Falmouth, built by Irvine Shipbuilding , West Hartlepool for R B Chellow 1921.
Complete with glazed display cabinet stand.
The laminated and carved hull with lined grey-painted decks with detailed silver-plated fittings, white-painted superstructure, stayed liveried funnel, davits with fitted boats, masts with derricks and rigging, contained within glazed mahogany display case with ivorine builder’s plates on glazed display base and stand.
Measurements including stand — 58.5 x 84 x 17.5in. 148.5 x 213.5 x 44.5cm.
Registered at 4,841 tons, the Pencarrow enjoyed a long career. Surviving the War, she was sold to A. Jurgenthal and renamed Avon. Sold again in 1955 to S.G. Embiricos and renamed Staras, she was broken up under that name at Hirao in July 1959.