Model of the Cunard Liner Lucania – Glasgow, 1893
The Lucania has been build together with her sister ship Campania (1892) by Fairfield Shipbuilding Company at Glasgow fort he Cunard Steamship Company. With two of the earliest three-stage expansion sets as main engines, the ships were intended to realise the leading position in the transatlantic service. Both liners were very succesful and showed advances in size, speed, number of passengers carried and excelence of accomodation.
Length 620 feet, average speed 23,2 knots.
The Lucania was destroyed by fire in Liverpool in 1910.
This model is made of wood.
Date: c. 1910
LHW model: 80x44x10 cm (31x17x4”)
Condition: perfect and complete