Model of the Ocean Packet "Albion"
Wood, string, metal, paper
Overall: 32 x 48 x 18 in. ( 81.3 x 121.9 x 45.7 cm )
Ocean packet "Albion", painted wood ship model with three masts mounted on rectangular wooden base.
The ocean packet "Albion" was built 1818-1819 for the Black Ball line sailing between New York City and Liverpool. It was sunk on the Irish coast in 1822 with Captain John Williams, its master. The donor is the great-grandson of Capt. Williams.
Gift of Mr. John Williams
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