Ship model, passenger steamer S.S. "Nieuw Amsterdam" construction. (OF) Previously Loan 806 (OF)
Timber construction ; red hull below water line and black above. Cabins above deck are white ,timber decking, 2 funnels in yellow with white band surrounded by thin green bands,twin screws with triple bladed propellers, rigging, railings, lifeboats. Damage to rigging on fore and aft masts.
Makers plate on base : "Nieuw Amsterdam /Length- 758 / Depth - 73' / Breadth -88 ' /Service Speed - 20 1/2 knots / Displacement - 36,235 tons.
Model by D. Gibbs / 1 Asher St., Coogee / Scale 1 inch = 27 feet.