Herreshoff #190906es [Dinghy for #594s Zara]


Name: [Dinghy for #594s Zara]
Type: Coquina rowboat
Designed by: NGH
Contract: 1909-11
Job No.: 5427
Construction: Wood
LOA: 10' 0" (3.05m)
Rig: None (rowboat)
Centerboard: No centerboard

See also:
#190212es [Dinghy for #594s Zara] (1902)
#594s Zara (1903, Extant)

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)

"Boat for 46ft w. l. Cutter. Herreshoff Mfg. Co. April 22, [18]91. Bristol, R. I. Frames made 3/4 size of Coquina, but with a different sheer line. Frame spaces, 6"; timbers 9/16" sq; planking 1/4" full cedar. Deduct in making moulds 13/16". Timbers white oak 9/16" sq, stem hackmatac. Keel 7/8" x 1 5/16"; aprox. 1/2" x 2 1/2". Stern 3/4" oak; thwarts 3/4" x 7" mahogany. Thwart stringers white oak 5/16" x 7/8". Sheer-streak white oak 3" x 7/8" x 5/16". Gunwhale stringer white oak 5/16" x 2 1/2", floor boards 5/16" cedar. Deck 5/16" cedar. Deck beams 1/2" x 1" white pine. [Job] 5927 Nov - [19]09 for (#694) [Zara] Sheer raised [unreadable] [as per notes on drawing 28-27]." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)

"This vessel's contract date was determined from notes on the original plan. Plan 28-27 (formerly 75-14) from which this boat was built was drawn 1891-04-22. The vessel's job number 5427 was assigned ca. 1909-11-19. #594s Zara (for which this vessel was built) was contracted for 1902-10-03. This boat's contract or building date is about 7.1 years after #594s Zara was contracted for." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. October 26, 2009.)

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