Boss of paddle box, North British Railway - Paddle Steamer Lucy Ashton

Made:
1888 in Rutherglen

Boss of paddle box, North British Railway, wood, depicting scrolls and a woman's face, semi-circular, ex Paddle Steamer Lucy Ashton, built 1888 by T. B. Seath & Company, Rutherglen, withdrawn 1949, hull was fitted with Rolls Royce jet engines for experiments in hull design by British Ship Research Association, hull finally broken up in 1951.

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Details

Category:
Railway Shipping
Object Number:
1986-7279
type:
boss of paddle box
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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