Model No. 6: Larchmont One-Design et al.

Model No. 6


Model by: NGH
Made when: April 1894 (ca.)
Estimated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 29.3" (74.4cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 29' 3" (8.9m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Larchmont One-Design Fin Keel (5); Fin Keel (2); Two-and-a-half Rater Fin Keel (2); One-rater Fin Keel (1); Half-rater Fin Keel (2)
Hull Configuration: Fin Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall

Vessels from this model:
12 built, modeled by NGH
#442s Houri (1894)
#443s Adelaide (1894)
#444s Vaquero I (1894)
#445s Dorothy (1894)
#446s Alerion II (1894)
#447s Celia (1894)
#453s Vaquero II (1895)
#454s Lagofa (1895)
#457s Osprey (1895)
#458s Mist (1895)
#478s [Half-rater for A. J. Drexel] (1896)
#496s Spook (1898)

Original text on model:
"21' WL of 1894 (No. 442, 443, 444, 445, 447 28' 446 ALERION 2 scale)
1895 (28' WL 453 VAQUERO 15" scale ________ 12" scale, 454 LAGODA 19' 6", No. 457 OSPREY 15' 7" WL,
1896 458 27' WL, 478 15'7" WL 1/2 RATER" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"#442 Houri, 21' lwl fin-keel sloop of 1894. Also used for #443 Adelaide, #444 Vaquero, #445 Dorothy, #447 Ceila, and with scale change for #446 Alerion, 28' lwl of 1894, #453 Vaquero II, 26' lwl of 1895, #495 Lagofa, 19'6" lwl of 1895, #457 Osprey, 14'5" lwl of 1895, #458 Mist, 27' lwl of 1895, and #478, 14'5" lwl half-rater of 1896." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"#496s Spook was added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model as she was built on the moulds of #457s Osprey which in turn was built from model 6." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)

Related model(s):
Model 0006 by NGH (1894?); sail, 12 built from
Larchmont One-Design et al.
Model 1109 by NGH? (1897?); sail, not built
{?}: Fin Keel???



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