Phantom, New York Pilot Boat, 1868

Phantom was built in 1868 in East Boston for the Boston port pilots. She was sold to Sandy Hook (New York) harbor pilots, and operated out of New York for several years as Pilot Boat number 11. In March of 1888, she rescued 852 passengers from the sinking British liner, S.S. Oregon off Long Island coast. Phantom herself was later lost with all hands, a boat keeper, cook, and four seamen in the great blizzard of March 1888.

Price: $1,200

About the model:
Phantom is solid hull, scale 1:96 (1/8)

Size:
Model: 14 x 14 x 3
Case: 17 x 15 x 6

  • Note the signal flags flown from the mizzen mast signify "follow me".

Photos:
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Phantom Phantom
Phantom Phantom

Charles Norman Quote