model of 'The Countess of Galloway'

A model of the paddle steamer 'Countess of Galloway'.  Owned by the Galloway Steam Navigation Company she operated between Wigtown, Garlieston, Kirkcudbright and Liverpool in the period 1847-79.   The 'Countess of Galloway' could carry 200 cattle and several hundred sheep.  She was broken up in 1880.   This is one of a number of local ship models made in the 1960s by Reg Collinson of Sorn, Ayrshire.
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Sorn, Ayrshire
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painted balsa wood and cardboard
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WIWMS 2000.3.2
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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