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1:150 RMS Republic Model

Curator's Gallery
Cunard Line
Cunard Line 2
Cunard Line China Patterns
RMS Aquitania Woodwork
RMS Mauretania First Class China
Effects from the RMS Lusitania
Paper Effects from the RMS Lusitania
Cunard Whitestar
White Star Line
White Star Line 2
Effects of the RMS Republic
1:150 RMS Republic Model
Oceanic Steam Navigation Company
Effects from the Empress of Ireland
Effects from the T/N Andrea Doria
Italia Line
French Line - Compagnie Generale Transatlantique
Effects from the SS United States & USL
Effects from the S.S. Vestris
Miscellaneous Artifacts
Miscellaneous Artifacts 2
Coastal Shipwrecks & Artifacts
Ocean Liner Models
Lego Model - RMS Titanic
Miniature Suite B-52 Sitting Room
RMS Titanic Exhibition - Franklin Institute

          The RMS Republic - the first ship to ever send an SOS by wireless and the largest of her time to sink after being rammed in the fog by the S.S. Florida. This exhibit consists of a 1:150 scale model of this great ship in dedication to her role in transatlantic history. Made entirely out of wood, this model includes 24 passengers and 8 crew onboard, faux glass in every window, & individually placed deck planks from stem to stern. Everything is hand-carved from her staircases to her 16 lifeboats. Due to the lack of deck plans, she was built solely based on period photographs taken by the White Star Line and her passengers. She took two months to complete at a cost of nearly $500.00 and is one of a handful of RMS Republic models around.

1:150 RMS Republic Wood Model
Built by the curator 12/1/07 to 1/29/08.

RMS Republic Bow Shot
Photos taken at the Chesapeake Bay.

RMS Republic Stern Shot

Close-Up of the Republic's Bridge

Republic's Aft Boat Deck

Republic's Bow


Republic's Stern



Aerial View - RMS Republic
5.5' long x 1.5' wide x 1.5' high including the base.