Balmoral in her last years as a Red Funnel ferry serving the Isle of Wight and Solent.
Balmoral as built in 1949 and in the days of P & A Campbell Ltd. 1969 - 1980
Balmoral as modified in 2003
As built in 1949 ( top ) and as modified ( lower ) in 2003.
The masts in the top illustration have been truncated by the artist and were much higher in real life !
How many differences can you spot ?
This is what is called a 'general arrangement drawing' done by the marine architect who redesigned Balmoral for her dedicated role as a passenger ship when she was rebuilt in 2003
SOME OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS ON THIS SITE ARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF A 1.48 SCALE WORKING MODEL OF BALMORAL - CLICK HERE TO SEE IT.
Top photograph courtesy of Tony Horn.
General arrangement drawings and plans courtesy of Ron Simms.