• Dimension approx.: 37.5″ L x 6″ W x 10″ H.
  • The model is already built, NOT a model ship kit
  • Handcrafted from scratch using finest woods & metal fittings

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Now you can get this beautiful Esso Glasgow model ship for your home or office decor. Our master craftsmen handcraft these nicely detailed models from scratch using her photographs, drawings, and original plan. The model is built to scale with top quality wood such as teak, mahogany with hollow superstructure and hull. She is 100% handcrafted individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of the actual ship. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. This model ship is mounted on a solid wood base and ready to display.

Built by Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co, Chester, PA and launched prior to 1/12/ 1944, as “WAUHATCHIE” for Socony Vacuum (one of 198 built by Sun to the wartime T2-SE-A1 design), she was registered in Philadelphia and bought by Esso Petroleum Co, London, on or about 1/1/1947, and renamed “ESSO GLASGOW”.

ESSO GLASGOW was 523 feet long, 68 feet beam. She has been installed turbo-electric propulsion system comprised a steam turbine of 7420 shaft horsepower from two water tube boilers, which drove a 5400kw generator to turn the propeller. The propulsion machinery was built by General Electric, Lynn, MA. Top speed was 13.75 knots; range 12,600 miles. She had two pump rooms, one forward and one aft, the latter contained 6 pumps, 3 of which were the large capacity of 2000 gallons per minute.


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Shipping & Terms

  • Your item will normally be shipped within one or two business days after receiving payment. We will update tracking number of your shipment.
  • We use USPS, FedEx, and UPS for standard shipping. Please contact us if you prefer an express service. Standard or free shipping is just for customers in Lower 48 States.
  • Please contact us for shipping rate if you want to ship to Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii or other countries. We reserve the right to decline shipping to some countries for safety reason of the package.
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  • Guarantee to arrive safety. All shipments are FULLY INSURED with professional 100% secure packing
  • Damaged in transit: If you’ve found damage to the package please keep the original shipping carton/shipping label. Contact us immediately within 4 days so we can issue a damage claim with carrier. If the item damaged inside a wooden crate, please do not continue to open wooden crate, contact us immediately for instruction.
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