Offshore Mischief

Offshore Mischief

AE Models Team PTE LTD, Singapore

Accession No.: 2010.13.1
Date: 2010
Materials: Plastic and metal

Provenance: This is a 1:100 scale builder’s model of the LeTourneau Super 116E jack-up oil rig, Offshore Mischief, built by Lamprell Energy, LTD in 2010 and owned by Scorpion Offshore, who donated the model to the Houston Maritime Museum in 2010. This ABS Maltese Cross A1 Self-Elevated Mobil Offshore Drilling Unit can host a crew of 105 and can drill in depths of up to 350 feet. This rig differs from the semi-submersible units in that the legs, over 477 feet, attach to the sea floor.

Gift of Scorpion Offshore, 2010