Waterline wooden model. Scale 1:600, length 12 1/2". Comes in display case
with acrylic cover and wooden base. Only 4 built. SOLD OUT
HISTORY: Ocean liner Franconia was built for Cunard Line in 1923 by John Brown & Company,
Clydebank, Scotland. 20158 gross tons, 623 feet long, 73 feet wide. Steam turbines, twin screw. Service speed 16.5 knots.
1843 passengers ( 221 first class,356 second class,1266 tourist class). Liverpool - New York service. Was involved in considerable
cruising during 1920s and 1930s, including famous World Cruises. Served as troopship during World War 2. Resumed Cunard service
1949-1956. Scrapped in Scotland 1956-1957.