Herreshoff #189201es [Dinghy for #414s Wasp]



Name: [Dinghy for #414s Wasp]
Type: Coquina sailing dinghy
Designed by: NGH
Contract: 1892-5-10 ?
Construction: Wood
LOA: 14' 2" (4.32m)
Beam: 4' 5" (1.35m)
Centerboard: yes
Built for: Rogers, Archibald

See also:
#414s Wasp (1892)

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 #4

Model number: 4
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall

Vessels from this model:
30 built, modeled by NGH
#189102es [Dinghy for #164p Javelin] (1891)
#189103es [Dinghy for #411s Gloriana] (1891)
#189201es [Dinghy for #414s Wasp] (1892)
#189202es [Dinghy for #435s Colonia] (1892)
#189302es [Dinghy for #437s Vigilant] (1893)
#189908es [Dinghy for #510s Petrel] (1899)
#189909es [Rowboat for #520s Athene] (1899)
#190302es [10ft Coquina Rowboat] (1903)
#190303es [Coquina Rowboat Job2441] (1903)
#190307es [Dinghy for #235p Mist] (1903)
#190421es [Dinghy for #621s Margaret] (1904)
#190511es [Coquina Rowboat Job3572] (1905)
#190517es [Dinghy for #638s Neola II] (1905)
#190604es [Coquina Rowboat Job3857] (1906)
#190704es [Dinghy for #666s Avenger] (1907)
#190905es [Dinghy for #552s Effort II] (1909)
#190906es [Dinghy for #594s Zara] (1909)
#190908es [Dinghy for #685s Adventuress] (1909)
#191002es [Dinghy for S. P. Colt] (1910)
#191106es [Dinghy for #692s Westward] (1911)
#404s Coquina (1889)
#419s Coquina 2nd (1892)
#474s Dude (1896)
#492s [Dinghy for #493s Jilt] (1898)
#498s Wiz [Whiz] (1898)
#500s [Dinghy for W. H. Buffington] (1899)
#522s Memo (1899)
#523s [As Coquina 2nd #419 7/8-scale] (1899)
#524s [As Coquina 2nd #419 7/8-scale] (1899)
#606s [Sailing Dinghy for H. Darlington] (1902)

Original text on model:
"COQUINA 1889 #404 1888
COQUINA 2nd 1892 #419
1896 #474 19 [sic, i.e. 16] 1\2 ft
827 lbs
Hull 279 centerboard rudder 10 oars 8
3 333 / 30 / 13 / 120 \ ballast & rig 140 310 \ 686." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model Description:
"#404 Coquina, 16'8" loa sailboat of 1889. Also used for #419 Coquina II of 1892 and, with modifications, for #474 Dude of 1896. See also first model for Coquina, seq 1225, not used." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Related model(s):
Model 1225 by NGH (1889?); sail, not built
Coquina (Study Model)

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.



Research Note(s)

"14'2" Boat for Wasp - #414. 2 Boats for #435 [Colonia] and #437 [Vigilant] as in dotted lines. Raised - with deck at bow & stern. No centre board or mast. Made on moulds of 'Boat to Steamer No. 164' [Javelin] which are taken from Coquina by using 7/8 sp[unreadable]. Riser at end of deck at both ends to be straight across top and 1/4" higher than top of flanged eye [-] strong enough to rest boat on when upside down. Frame spaces 8 1/2", timbers 11/16" sq., planking 5/16" cedar. Stem hackmatac, stern white oak 15/16" thick, keel 1 1/4" deep with 3/8" lip [?] thwarts 13/16" thick mahogany. Thwarts stringers, white oak 1" x 3/8". Sheer-streak [sic] white oak 3 1/4" x 1" x 3/8". Gunwhale stringer 7/16" x 1 3/8". Floorboard 3/8" cedar. Grateings [sic] mahog[any] [as per notes on drawing 28-11]." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)

"This vessel's contract date was estimated from the original plan date. Plan 28-11 (formerly 75-24) from which this boat was built was drawn 1892-05-10. #414s Wasp (for which this vessel was built) was contracted for 1891-09-02. This boat's contract or building date is 251 days after #414s Wasp was contracted for." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)

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