Industrious steam tug (Chris Littledale, Veron)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Industrious steam tug (Chris Littledale, Veron)

Titan Tug Boat, Veron (BLCat 1962).jpg (i)
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BTNTM.2010.146
location:
Arch Four , Area 35
Toy and Model Boats (display)
Shelf 2
1961

A single-cylinder steam-powered model Tug, the "Industrious", scratch-built by Chris Littledale when he was a teenager, circa 1961. The model has a red funnel with black upper, and the deck has been lifted off to show the working steam engine inside.

The model was built from a set of plans purchased from Veron, published by Keil Kraft, who made a range of model aircraft and boats. Kits for the tug were also available, but Chris' model was built from individually-sourced materials rather from a kit.

1962 catalogue entry for a kit based on the plans

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