Herreshoff #191002ep [Power Tender for #692s Westward]
Type: Colonia power tender
Designed by: NGH
Contract: 1910-1-6 ?
Job No.: 5434
LOA: 18' 9" (5.72m)
Propulsion: Gasoline, Buffalo, 10 h.p.
Built for: Cochran, Alexander S.
Note(s): Vessel information is primarily but not exclusively from the HMCo Construction Record. Supplementary information when not cited here usually appears elsewhere in this record with a complete citation.
Model number: 18
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall
Vessels from this model:
35 built, modeled by NGH
Original text on model:
"Sailing dingy for COLONIA July 1901 1/12
Numbers 217 and 218 (1903) frame spaces 8 1/2" instead of 7 1/2" raised 1/2" stem 6" aft flared out to 5' 5" beam Model cut away forward and remeasured before #218 set up Dec. 1901
1923 (01?) sailing cutter for ROAMER 1925 sailing cutter for Rob. Tod 1926 sailing dinghy for Charles Goodwin." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"#568 17'3" loa sailing dinghy of 1901 for the cutter Colonia. Also, with modifications, #217 Maisie and #218 Carmen, 20 loa electric launches of 1901, sailing cutter for the steam yacht Roamer, sailing cutter for the schooner Katoura, and sailing dinghy for Charles Goodwin." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)
Note: Vessels that appear in the records as not built, a cancelled contract, a study model, or as a model sailboat are listed but not counted in the list of vessels built from a model.
Nathanael G. Herreshoff
"[Copyright-restricted content.]" (Source: Herreshoff, Nathanael G. Diary, 1910. Manuscript (excerpts). Diary access courtesy of Halsey C. Herreshoff.)
"For use on Westward's port side forward as per construction plan 1-51 with a Buffalo 10hpgasoline engine as per plan card for plan 2-58." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)
"This vessel's contract date was estimated from the approximate date of its job number. The vessel's job number 5434 was assigned ca. 1910-01-06. Plan 2-58 from which this boat was built was drawn 1910-01-06. #692s Westward (for which this vessel was built) was contracted for 1909-10-01. This boat's contract or building date is 97 days after #692s Westward was contracted for." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)
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