Puritan

Puritan
Title
Puritan
Date 
ca. 1930
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 38 x 158 x 36 in. ( 96.5 x 401.3 x 91.4 cm )
Description 
Builder's scale model of the Fall River Line steamer "Puritan"
Credit Line 
Gift of the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
Object Number 
1946.342
Gallery Label 
The steamer "Puritan" was designed by George Pierce and built in 1888 in Chester, PA for service as a passenger vessel on the Fall River Line, which operated on Long Island Sound between New York City and Fall River, MA. It was withdrawn from service in 1912, and was dismantled in 1916 by the Scott Wrecking Co. of New London, CT. The model maker, Gilbert Taylor, was president of the Board of the Trustees of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture.
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Creative: Tronvig Group