Caldercraft Joffre Tyne Tug

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Joffre Tyne Tug (7000)
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Joffre was built in 1916 specifically built for the coastal towing business.

Fitted with two sets of towing hooks, an unusual feature for tugs of her size, the after one was used for towing lighters on the river Tyne.

Model has a plain GRP hull with CNC cut superstructure and deck, screen printed overlays and over 300 cast white metal fittings, including the ships crew and the ships dog, to complete the kit, all the necessary timber, cordage and vacuum formed lifeboats are supplied.

As the Joffre saw service through two world wars it gives scope for additional detailing and a wartime paint scheme.

Supplied with prop shaft, propeller and rudder.

Scale 1:48

Length 775mm

Beam 190mm