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Preussen

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By: Capt. F.A. Gentzen -

Antique shadowbox model of the 5 masted square rigged ship of 1902 Preussen largest sailing ship ever built. Length 407', beam 53; 8000 tons, square rigged on five masts, spread 60,000 feet of canvas. Wrecked on the rocks in Crab Bay, near Dover, England, after colliding wither the steamer Brighton. Crew of 50 men taken off. Wooden sails, sculpted plaster sea, painted sky background. Artist: Capt F. A. Gentzen

Model type: Antique, Merchant, Sail, Shadowbox
Scale: NA
Size: 27" L x 15" H x 4" Deep
Class: Special
Code: SDB 2800