Tuesday, 28 August 2012

HM Telegraph Ship 'Monarch', 1916


This is a 1:48 scale model of the 'Monarch', a cable repair ship built in 1916 by Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd of Newcastle-on-Tyne for the Post Office. Launched on May 18th 1916, this twin screw vessel was used for laying and repairing cables around the British Isles


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