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Motor Ship Model - HMAS Wyatt Earp Object Reg. No: ST 024422

Summary:
This scale model of the antarctic research vessel HMAS Wyatt Earp was made by John B. Walker, a professional ship model-maker and former employee of the ship construction branch of the Department of the Navy. It was purchased by the Museum in 1958. The Museum also holds the ship's clock used on the 1947-1948 Antarctic voyage.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 470 mm (Height), 270 mm (Width), 970 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Hull width is 180mm, height from waterline to deck is 30mm, hull length is 940mm, hull length at waterline is 850mm.

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Tagged with: antarctic exploration, naval vessels, ships
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Ship History - HMAS Warramunga, The Royal Australian Navy
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power - Motor Vessels
Tertiary Classification: model motor vessels - exploration
Modelmaker: Mr John Walker, Australia, 1958
User of Item Modelled: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, 1939-1951

Comments

keith hudson Posted on 26 Mar 2010 3:51 PM
I served as a deck boy under capt,myer..would appreciate copy of photo tks keith hudson .
p.s tink i have papers ,interested...
Discovery Centre Posted on 27 Mar 2010 10:02 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Keith. You are welcome to download the photo from the internet if it is for private research. If you are wanting a better copy please complete an Image request If you wish to search for an image of the ship itself Picture Australia is a useful site. If you have papers information you wish to share please click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom of the page.
Mackenzie Gregory Posted on 24 Apr 2010 11:58 PM
Can you please tell me who was the Captain of MV Wyatt Earp in Hobart in 1939?

Thanks.
Mackenzie Gregory Posted on 25 Apr 2010 12:03 AM
Motor Ship Model Wyatt Earp Reg No ST 02244422
Could you plese tell me name of the Captain of MV Wyatt Earp in Hobart in 1939
Thanks,
Mackenzie.

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