Ship in a bottle SEUTE DEERN
Dimensions of the bottle: Length 48 cm, width 27 cm, height including
stand 30 cm
The SEUTE DEERN was built in 1919 at the Gulfport Shipyard in
Mississippi, USA. She was owned in sequence by several owners, as wood
transporter and freighter, until she came in 1972 to the German Maritime
Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum) in Bremerhaven. She is a museum
ship with an on-board restaurant now. More information on her (in
German) is in this wikipedia article on the
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work and handicraft ability were put in the model. (If you use Microsoft
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nthusiasts and model
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builds such a model by himself.
This ship in a bottle was made by Otto Palmen who is famous for such
works. His sign is on the bottle cork and on the name plate. Materials
used were ebony and bone, among others.
The dimensions of the bottle are: Length 48 cm, width 27 cm, height
including stand 30 cm.