SS Ben Read


Coastal Tanker, UK, 1923

SKU: PS27 Categories: ,


Ben Read was built in Bristol in 1923 as a small coastal oil tanker for the National Benzole Company. She had 4 tanks and was able to carry about 500 tons of refined products as cargo. The model shows Ben Read as she appeared when launched.

Technical Details

Length Beam Displacement Crew Speed
48.5m 8.4m 700 tons 8 9 knots

Model Details

Scale Length/Width Pieces Sheets Difficulty (1-5)
1:250 19.5cm/3.5cm 200 2 x A4 4 [Difficult]

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