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RMS EMPRESS OF BRITAIN

Our model is hand-crafted from wood with planks on frame construction and painted as the real boat without any plastic material. Model is ready for display, not in kit form. Model includes the base and a brass name plate.

Item Code

Specifications

Packing Volume

CS0079P

100L x 15W x 42H (cm)

39.37L x 5.90W x 16.53H (inch)

0.11 m = 3.88 ft

BRIEF HISTORY

The RMS Empress of Britain was an ocean liner built between 1928 and 1931 by John Brown shipyard in Scotland and owned by Canadian Pacific Steamship Company. This ship was the second of three CP vessels named Empress of Britain provided scheduled trans-Atlantic passenger service from spring to autumn between Canada and Europe from 1931 until 1939.

In her time, she was the largest, fastest, and most luxurious ship between England and Canada. She was torpedoed on 28 October 1940 by U-32 and sank. At 42,348 gross tons, she was the largest liner lost during the Second World War and the largest ship sunk by a U-boat.

 

Suggest: Display case to preserve the model from dust

Picture of the ship in the display case is just for illustration purpose.

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