Model No. 18: Dinghy for St. Y. Colonia

Model No. 18


Model by: NGH
Made when: July 1901
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 17.9" (45.5cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 17' 11" (5.5m)
Power/Sail: P/S
Vessel Type: Colonia electric launch (4); Colonia power tender (4); Colonia power lifeboat (2); Colonia sailing dinghy (6); Colonia rowboat (12); Colonia sailing cutter (4); Colonia lifeboat (1); Colonia sailing lifeboat (2)
Hull Configuration: Unknown (13); Centerboard (6); No centerboard (15); Keel&Centerboard (1)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room East Wall

Vessels from this model:
35 built, modeled by NGH
#190201ep [Electric Launch for #213p Quickstep] (1902)
#190602ep [Power Tender for #658s Irolita II] (1906)
#191002ep [Power Tender for #692s Westward] (1910)
#191902ep [Power Lifeboat for #329p Carola] (1919)
#191903ep [Power Tender for #369p Sunflower] (1919)
#192201ep [Power Lifeboat for #329p Carola] (1922)
#192202ep [Power Tender for #379p Mariette] (1922)
#190101es [Sailing Dinghy for #213p Quickstep] (1901)
#191101es [10ft Rowboat Job6258] (1912)
#191108es [Dinghy for #709s Joyant] (1911)
#191204es [Dinghy for #711s Ventura] (1912)
#191206es [Dinghy for #712s Spartan] (1912)
#191208es [Dinghy for #713s Iroquois II] (1912)
#191210es [Dinghy for #714s Pleione] (1912)
#191212es [Dinghy for #715s Grayling] (1912)
#191214es [Dinghy for #716s Samuri] (1912)
#191216es [Dinghy for #717s Barbara] (1912)
#191218es [Dinghy for #720s Acushla] (1912)
#191220es [Dinghy for #721s Carolina] (1912)
#191307es [Sailing Cutter for #719s Vagrant II] (1913)
#191503es [Sailing Cutter for #772s Mariette] (1915)
#191705es [Lifeboat for #303p Navette] (1917)
#191902es [Sailing Cutter for #827s Ohonkara] (1919)
#192001es [Sailing Lifeboat for #267p Enaj III] (1920)
#192005es [Sailing Lifeboat for Guinevere Job10839] (1920)
#192102es [10ft Rowboat Job8677] (1921)
#192204es [Sailing Cutter for #215p Roamer] (1922)
#192501es [Sailing Cutter for Katoura II] (1925)
#192602es Garryowen [Garry Owen] (1926)
#217p Maisie (1902)
#218p Carmen (1902)
#221p [Electric Launch for #151p Bellemere ex-Ballymena] (1902)
#568s [Sailing dinghy for St. Y. Colonia] (1901)
#1093s [Sailing Dinghy for George M. Pynchon] (1928)
#1094s [Sailing Dinghy for I. B. Merriman] (1928)

Original text on model:
"Sailing dingy for COLONIA July 1901 1/12
Numbers 217 and 218 (1903) frame spaces 8 1/2" instead of 7 1/2" raised 1/2" stem 6" aft flared out to 5' 5" beam Model cut away forward and remeasured before #218 set up Dec. 1901
1923 (01?) sailing cutter for ROAMER 1925 sailing cutter for Rob. Tod 1926 sailing dinghy for Charles Goodwin." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"#568 17'3" loa sailing dinghy of 1901 for the cutter Colonia. Also, with modifications, #217 Maisie and #218 Carmen, 20 loa electric launches of 1901, sailing cutter for the steam yacht Roamer, sailing cutter for the schooner Katoura, and sailing dinghy for Charles Goodwin." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"The 189ft LOA steam yacht Colonia for which this dinghy was initially modelled was owned by F. G. Bourne and was neither Herreshoff-built nor -designed (she was designed by Gardner & Cox and built in Chester, PA in 1899). This Colonia is not to be confused with the Herreshoff-built America's Cup defender #435s Colonia.
#221p was added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model because of identical dimensions of both hull and screw and because of identical type of propulsion." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)


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