Model No. 29: Deep Sea Cruiser [2]

Model No. 29


Model by: NGH
Made when: April 1936
Stated model scale: 1/96
Model length (ca.): 22.4" (57.0cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/96 (ca.): 179' 7" (54.7m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Schooner
Hull Configuration: Centerboard
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.)

Comment:
"NGH made a total of four models for his last desgin, a deep-sea centerboard schooner for world-wide cruising or scientific research. Three of them were labeled with roman numerals I, III, and IV. Apparently this model was not assigned a roman numeral, but we may assume it to be II." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. May 16, 2017.)

Model identification:
"See model sequence 1111, 1120, and 1134." (Source: Curator Herreshoff Marine Museum, 2004.)

Related model(s):
Model 0029 by NGH (1936); sail, not built
Deep Sea Cruiser {2}: Schooner
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.


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