printing block; "Fair Maid"

Teak block with metal printing plate showing the paddle steamer the Fair Maid in operation. The Fair Maid was owned by the Grangemouth and Forth Towing Company Ltd from 1927 until the War when it was considered no longer fit for purpose and was transformed into a decontamination vessel. It was later broken up at Arnott Young's yard in Troon in 1945.
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Stickers on the back with handwritten notes: "Printing block of the "Fair Maid" formerly "Magda Wildfire". Last owner was the Grangemouth Towing Company, now Forth Estuary Ports"
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 45cm (W 1' 5 11/16")
Dimensions:H 18cm (H 7 1/16")
Dimensions:D 2.4cm (D 15/16")
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