Herreshoff #193601es [Unbuilt Centerboard schooner]

Particulars

Name: [Unbuilt Centerboard schooner]
Type: Schooner
Designed by: NGH
Not built, not assigned, cancelled, etc.: 1936-4
LOA: 176' (53.64m)
LWL: 128' (39.01m)
Beam: 32' (9.75m)
Draft: 9' 9" (2.97m)
Rig: Schooner
Displ.: 528.0 short tons (479.0 metric tons)
Centerboard: yes

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.
"Displacement (16500 cu ft) from note on back of model." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. March 17, 2005.)


Model

Model #29

Model number: 29
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall

Vessels from this model:
0 built, modeled by NGH
#193601es [Unbuilt Centerboard schooner] (1936)

Original text on model:
"For a c.b. schooner with lt. aux power. Scale 1/96 for deck [sic, i.e. deep] sea yacht or scientific research vessel. Length OA 176 ft. wl 128 ft beam 32 ft. Depth sheer to rabbet 16 1/4 ft. draft with 161/4 ft. Draft with 15" keel 9 3/4' displ.=459 gross tons displ 16,500 cu. ft. = 25.46(3). Ratio 3rd root of Disp/ wl=19.95% coeff. of fineness displ/L=67% Wetted surface 3900 sq. ft. April 1936 NGH's last." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model Description:
"176' loa research schooner of 1936, NGH's last model --- made at age 88." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Related model(s):
Model 1111 by NGH (1936?); sail, not built
Deep Sea Cruiser III: Schooner
Model 1120 by NGH (1936?); sail, not built
Deep Sea Cruiser I
Model 1134 by NGH (1936?); sail, not built
Deep Sea Cruiser IV: Schooner


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.


Text

Nathanael G. Herreshoff

"Jany 14. 1938 {1938/01/14} Dear Francis - ... The last two years, - I have been much interested in design for a yacht or scientific reserch vessel, and when you come again, - soon I hope, I will be pleased to show & explain to you what I have done, - if I can remember - But memory is going fast Hoping you continue well Your affect - Father. " (Source: Mystic Seaport Museum, L. Francis Herreshoff Collection, Box 17, Folder 14: Letter from N. G. Herreshoff to L. F. Herreshoff.)

Further Reading
  • Taglang, Jacques. Mariette and the Herreshoff Schooners. Two vols. Eynesse, 2010.
    Vessel biographies, large-scale sail and lines plans reproduced from original HMCo plans. The definitive book on Herreshoff schooners.

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