Herreshoff #189202es [Dinghy for #435s Colonia]
Type: Coquina sailing dinghy
Designed by: NGH
Contract: 1892-12-13 ?
LOA: 14' 2" (4.32m)
Beam: 4' 5" (1.35m)
Built for: Rogers, Archibald [Syndicate]
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Model number: 4
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall
Vessels from this model:
30 built, modeled by NGH
Original text on model:
"COQUINA 1889 #404 1888
COQUINA 2nd 1892 #419
1896 #474 19 [sic, i.e. 16] 1\2 ft
Hull 279 centerboard rudder 10 oars 8
3 333 / 30 / 13 / 120 \ ballast & rig 140 310 \ 686." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"#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.)
Model 1225 by NGH (1889?); sail, not built
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.
"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 date of the vessel it was made for. #435s Colonia (for which this vessel was built) was contracted for 1892-12-13. Plan 28-11 (formerly 75-24) from which this boat was built was drawn 1892-05-10." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)
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