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Naval Ship Model - Heavy Cruiser, HMS Effingham Object Reg. No: ST 033448

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Model of the Royal Navy Improved Birmingham class heavy cruiser HMS Effingham commissioned in 1925 (9550 tons). This model shows the ship following extensive modification in 1937-38. HMS Effingham was lost during the Norwegian Campaign after colliding with a rock on 18 May 1940 near Bodo. This model was acquired from the model-maker Mr E.J. Krummeck in 1941 as one of a large collection of naval ship models. Krummeck was a member of the Victorian Model Shipbuilding Society.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: cruisers, naval vessels, ship models
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: model naval vessels - british
Modelmaker: E. Krummeck, Hughesdale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1941
User of Item Modelled: Royal Navy, England, Great Britain, 1925-1940

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