Maritime 3: model ship What is this? Expand This is a model of the Benvenue, a sailing ship wrecked off Sandgate in a terrible storm in 1891. Here is a close up of the model: Where are the crew? How do you think they might be rescued? Expand This is a painting of the Benvenue stranded on the rocks off Sandgate. The painting shows the terrified crew clinging to the rigging at the stern of the ship. Here is an artist's impression of what happened. Expand In this engraving from the Illustrated London News the crew of the Benvenue are being rescued from the rigging by the crew of the Sandgate lifeboat.