The Swift of Ipswich is based on an old American brig who's lines were taken
by the Admiralty at the Deptford Docks, London in 1783.
This is a topsail schooner designed by Howard Chapelle in 1938 for William Robinson.
The boat is still sailing and has a web site here.
This model and diorama is for sale for AU$5000.
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