HMHS Britannia, Royal Yacht, hospital markings (Minic Ships 721H)

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HMHS Britannia, Royal Yacht, hospital markings (Minic Ships 721H)

HM Yacht Britannia, Minic Ships M721 (MinicShips 1960).jpg Catalogue image of the same ship model (721), but without hospital markings (i)
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Arch Two , Area 18
Tri-ang Minic Ships (display)


1960s


A 1:1200 first-issue model of Her Majesty's Yacht HMY Britannia, with alternative hospital markings. The model is part of the Tri-Ang Minic range produced between 1959 and 1964.

The model has a white body and white funnel bearing a red cross.

Triang Catalogue Number: M721H

The original ship

The Royal Yacht was nominally built as a dual-purpose ship that could serve as a hospital ship in times of war. However, the ship was never assigned the "HMHS prefix, since it was never never put into service in this role.

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