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SYDNEY COVE

Date: after 1956
Dimensions:
Overall: 340 x 785 x 150 mm, 3.2 kg
Medium: Timber, metal motor, thread, brass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Mrs J D Edwards
Classification:Models
Object Name: Ship model
Object No: 00019252
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    Description
    This is a scale model of the tug SYDNEY COVE with a clockwork mechanism. It is a two decked superstructure with a single funnel and mast behind the wheel house and boat.
    SignificanceThis ship model is representative of the clockwork type models made by amateur ship enthusiasts. It also highlights the career of the tug SYDNEY COVE in Sydney Harbour between 1956 and 1977.
    HistoryTug boats have long been a prominent element of Sydney Harbour and played a major role in the city's development. SYDNEY COVE was built by P K Harris at Appledore, Devon England and launched in 1956 for J Fenwick of the Sydney Harbour Board. It featured a 6 cylinder oil engine. In 1977 Fenwick replaced the SYDNEY COVE with a newer tug using the same name. The original SYDNEY COVE was sold to Charter Craft and Marine Services Pty Ltd and it does not again appear in Lloyd's Register from 1979-80.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: SYDNEY COVE

    Assigned title: Scale clockwork model of tug SYDNEY COVE

    Related People
    Model Maker: Arthur Joel Cole

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