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A presentation model of the oil exploration vessel Simon Labrador
Modern 20th Century
The composite hull bottom painted with deep red topsides, the decks painted mostly green, and detailed with deck structures and numerous deck and ship fittings, including anchor windlass. Deck rails, bridge, radio antennae, funnels helicopter pads, helicopter, life boats and launches with davits., cranes, towing cables, transom cables, transom porch, and other details. Displayed on a pair of keel blocks on a mahogany floor stand.
62 x 16 x 24 in. (157.4 x 40.6 x 60.9 cm.) model on base board
Simon Labrador ship with Helipad.
This is the original ship builder’s model from 1982. The vessel was used for oil exploration and was retired in 1999.
Provenance: Malcolm Forbes Collection
Article # 3059