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Rushen Camp internee-made model boat

Date made: 1940-1944

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A handmade model boat, probably made by a civilian internee in the Rushen Internment Camp during the Second World War. The handpainted galleon-style boat is on a small stand and has painted cloth sail and rigging (some broken).

The handmade model boat belonged to the donor's aunt, Kathleen Jones, who worked in the Rushen Internment camp as a Manx civilian worker in Camp administration.

Materials: wood

Object name: model boat

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2009-0049



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