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Titanic model returning to Halifax Public Gardens [Video]

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For the first time in two years, a model of the RMS Titanic will return to the Halifax Public Gardens, thanks in part to public demand.

The first pond model of the Titanic was launched on May 31, 1995 in Griffin’s Pond. While the original model lasted for 20 years, the next version wasn’t as sturdy, and sunk in 2022.

“It was in the pond for seven, but floated for six,” laughs Brad Browne, who’s behind the newest model. “The other ones would have been the classic fiberglass wood construction. So, wood hull forms with wood planking, and then covered in fiberglass to seal it all in.”

Brad Browne is seen standing in front of Griffon’s Pond at the Halifax Public Gardens. (Amanda Debison/CTV Atlantic)

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All of the models were built by the Maritime Ship Modellers Guild, a group of artists who recreate and repair model …

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