R Simpson



This fine model of Borkum, a steam launch from the Belle Epoque which was based at the port of Emden in Lower Saxony in north-west Germany. It was originally an island supply vessel. The model is by R Simpson and was shown at the 2018 Doncaster show.

A kit of parts to build Borkum in 1:12 scale is available to which live steam and radio control can be added.

Photos by Roger Froud.


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