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The USCG Cutter Eagle
(circa 1934 AD for ship)
(circa 1972 AD for model)

 

The USCG Cutter Eagle, Built by Ralph W. Preston
T
he finished Eagle model took 5 years [2,000 hours] to build. The bottle is 24 inches long and 18 inches in diameter. The model is now being repaired after being damaged by a vandal in an east coast museum.

Built by Ralph W. Preston.
Photo by Fr. Leon Paulin.


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