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Steam Tug Knight Templar
Maker unknown
Half-hull Ship Model

A fine mahogany model with ebonized wood hull above an illustrated waterline.  Shown mounted on a velvet covered plank and finished in a stepped wooden frame. The ship name and dimensions are carved on frame, and along with an identifying plaque. The vessel is the steam tug KNIGHT TEMPLAR, built by Mackie & Thomsen in Glasgow, launched on April 19, 1893. 

 

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