Scale: 1/350


Set includes 4 cranes.  Two sets will be needed to complete one model Titanic.  Only one set is needed for Lusitania.


Recommended for:

  • Academy 1/350 scale RMS Titanic
  • Anmark 1/350 scale RMS Lusitania
  • Entex 1/350 scale RMS Lusitania
  • Entex 1/350 scale The Late Great Titanic
  • Gunze Sangyo 1/350 scale RMS Lusitania
  • Minicraft 1/350 scale RMS Titanic
  • Minicraft 1/350 scale RMS Titanic Deluxe Edition
  • Minicraft 1/350 scale RMS Titanic Centenial Edition
  • Revell 1/350 scale RMS Lusitania
  • Revell 1/350 scale RMS Titanic

 

These accurately sized and highly detailed model cranes represent the large, conspicuous, Stothert & Pitt Ltd. cargo and baggage handling cranes of many merchant steamers such as Olympic class White Star liners RMS Titanic, RMS Olympic and HMHS Britannic, and Cunard liners RMS Lusitania and RMS Mauretania.  They are intended to replace the inaccurately shaped and poorly detailed plastic kit parts.  

 

Cylindrical crane equipment operating pedestals are available separately. 

 

For those building Titanic, or any other Olympic class ship, please be advised that this set includes only 4 cranes so two sets will be needed for one Titanic model ship.


Titanic and Olympic were equipped with eight electric cargo and baggage handling cranes made by Stothert and Pitt, Ltd. of Bath, England.  Six of the cranes were rated for 50 cwt (2.5 tons).  Two each of these were located on the forward well deck, the aft well deck and the poop deck

 

Two additional cranes were rated for 30 cwt (1.5 tons) and were mounted on smaller diameter cylindrical handling rooms.  These two were located on the A Deck Promenade, aft.  


Features:

  • Carefully scaled and detailed from careful study of drawings based on Harland and Wolf plans as well as photographs of cranes on RMS Titanic and RMS Olympic
  • accurately shaped
  • accurately shaped and positioned equipment lockers
  • accurately sized, shaped and positioned rivet and bolt details.  Bolts randomly turned for added realism
  • operator platform intentionally designed thicker than scale in order to be 3D-printable.  All other features designed to-scale
  • perfectly matched for 3D-printed cylindrical crane equipment handling rooms available separately

 

These scale model cranes are not 3D-printed copies of any plastic, resin or paper card model kit’s parts. They may not be the same size and shape of your plastic or paper card model kit’s parts. Some adjustment of your plastic or paper card kit’s parts or any aftermarket products such as photo-etch may be necessary for best fit.


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1/350 Titanic and Lusitania Cargo Cranes (set of 4)

SKU: 350-TitanicCranes
$5.00Price
     

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