Name/TitleRigged model of Count Felix von Luckner's raider, Seeadler
Brief DescriptionThe glass cased model is a wooden model of Count Felix von Luckner's
Seeadler (Sea Eagle), a 3 masted motor yacht. The Seeadler was a World War
One raider which was built in Glasgow in 1888.
The model is presented with it's 3 masts fully rigged and with her hull painted in
green and grey colours. The deck is a natural wood colour.
She flies both German naval ensign and German national colours.
She was wrecked on the Mopelia Atoll in 1917 and her Captain and crew were taken into
captivity by New Zealand Forces.
Medium and MaterialsWood, metal, fabric, glass case.
Mounting and FramingEnclosed glass case
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