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Marine Boiler Model - Return Tube Object Reg. No: ST 026652

Summary:
Sectioned model of a marine return tube boiler. This model was used by the Royal Australian Navy and was donated to the Museum in 1970. It was made by Kelso & Co. in Glasgow
Acquisition Information:
Long-term Loan from Royal Australian Navy (RAN), 1970
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 64 cm (Height), 56 cm (Width), 41 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: THIS MODEL EXCEPTIONALLY HEAVY.

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Tagged with: marine engineering, marine steam engines, model steam boilers, scale models, steam boilers
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, The Royal Australian Navy
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: model boilers
Modelmaker: Kelso & Co, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
Past Owner: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, 1911-1970

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Emily Malcolm Posted on 07 Dec 2009 11:32 PM
Good afternoon from Glasgow! I am Curator of Transport & Technology at the Museum of Transport in the city - we have a wonderful collection of over 700 ship models as part of our collection. I am currently researching ship model makers in preparation for a new catalogue and the firm Kelso & Co is one of those I am interested in. There are no extant company records I can find, so I'm tracking down individual items and seeing if the holders have any relevant information - any additional info on Reg. No: ST 026652? Many thanks!
Emily Malcolm
Curator, Transport & Technology
Museum of Transport
Bunhouse Road,
Glasgow
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Dec 2009 3:07 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Emily. We've referred your enquiry to the relevant Curator, and we'll let you know if there's any further information about this interesting item.

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