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Ships Figurehead

 

 

Figurehead of SV Glenlee

Carved from Western Cedar by Marvin Elliott

The Glenlee was built in Glesgow in 1896
Restored by the Clyde Maritime Trust between 1993 - 1998

See www.thetallship.com for more detail

 

Carving M Elliott 

The Bessie Arnold

see http://mightyseas.perso.sfr.fr/marhist/furness/duddon/bessie_arnold.htm

The original wooden figure head was used as a grave stone to mark the graves of the crew who perished
was moved into Kilmory Church owing to deterioration and a copy was made by Marvin Elliott to mark the
graves

Carving M Elliott 

Carving Marvin Elliott
Original and Copy

 

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