Model No. 15: Ballymena's Gig and Neon

Model No. 15

Model by: NGH
Made when: May 1888 (?)
Possible model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 21.0" (53.3cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 20' 12" (6.4m)
Power/Sail: P/S
Vessel Type: Power launch (1); Yawlboat (1)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall

Vessels from this model:
2 built, modeled by NGH
#190301ep Neon (1903)
#188803es [Four-oared boat for #151p Ballymena] (1888)

Original text on model:
"4 oared boat #151 BALLYMENA 1888 \ NEON 1903" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"#151 Gig for steam yacht Ballymena of 1888. Also power launch Neon." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

"The offset book pertaining to this model is dated May 21, 1888, which date was also assumed as the date that this model was finished." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. July 14, 2014.)

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