Wattle Grove marine engineer builds scale replica Titanic

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Wattle Grove marine engineer builds scale replica Titanic

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:15 pm

For years the Titanic has consumed Bernie Dohnt’s mind.

His fascination with the ship ran so deep that four years ago he embarked on an extraordinary challenge — creating a 1:72 scale replica of the ill-fated ship.

And now, the result — an impressive 3.7m model weighing 200kg — is on display at Titanic: The Exhibition in Sydney.

The marine engineer , 31, of Wattle Grove, said his lifelong interest in the ship was sparked by a trip to the library in kindergarten, when he spotted “the back end of a ship sticking out of water” on the front cover of a book.

Read more; http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslo ... 505eec4101
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