Waterline model of Lusitania

Unfortunately this object is not on display from 22 October 2014 until 27 March 2015.

model of the Lusitania liner

Detail of the model, showing two funnels and some of the lifeboats

Waterline model of Lusitania made by James McKee, the ship’s carpenter from 1908-14, using a piece of damaged teak handrail from the ship.

The model was rigged and completed for the Merseyside Maritime Museum in 1980 by McKee’s son, John.

Accession number 1962.348

model of the Lusitania liner