Duchess of Fife Model
A scratch-built scale model of the Paddle Steamer Duchess of Fife, with extensive deck detail and painted hull red, white and blue, 137 (4’ 5”) x 33 x 34cms, mounted to a board base.
PS Duchess of Fife was a paddle steamer built in 1903 for the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. She spent most of her career serving passenger routes in the Firth of Clyde and was requisitioned for use as a minesweeper during both World Wars. In 1940 she took part in the Dunkirk evacuation, rescuing a total of 1,633 allied troops. She was sold for scrapping in September 1953 after 50 years of service.
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All proceeds of the auction sale will go towards Waverley’s ongoing preservation.