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This is one of the limited edition Sirmar kits that was produce in the early 1990’s.this model was made by a friend of mine who’s a dockyard fitter and turner it was made about twenty eight years ago. Based on a tug that I worked on in and around Portsmouth harbour. This model has a working voith unit opening engine room skylights. Working lights, removable deck hatch to get at the unit like the real boat, the superstructure and gun whales are made from plasticard. The fender was made by a friend to the same type as used on the tug. The wheelhouse is copied like for like. The towing hook is copied from photos and slips like the real one. In all my years I haven’t seen another one like this . Sirmar made twenty numbered hulls as kits .
[Score: 5/10] 48" RMAS MSBV Goldeneye Single Propellor Direct Drive Controlled Through None at the moment ESC - Comments: RMAS. MSBV ( Mooring Salvage Boom Vessel) Goldeneye scratch built plank on frame the hull was built by a friend more than thirty years ago double diagional,recently renovated no motor or electrics yet. Its a bit of a beast at just over 4' long and 9" beam. Still building it.