Model No. 101: Our Mary et al.

Model No. 101


Model by: NGH
Made when: May 1888 (?)
Estimated model scale: 1/16
Model length (ca.): 59.7" (151.6cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/16 (ca.): 79' 7" (24.3m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Passenger steam boat (2); High speed steam launch (1); Power launch (5); Power yacht (1)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Left

Vessels from this model:
9 built, modeled by NGH
#148p Our Mary (1888)
#149p Jersey Lily (1888)
#188p Squib (1896)
#228p Express (1902)
#231p Adrienne (1903)
#232p Helvetia II (1903)
#248p Toddy Wax (1905, Extant)
#264p Sarah Webb (1908)
#268p Canvasback [Canvas Back] (1909, Extant)

Original text on model:
"#148 OUR MARY 1888
#149 JERSEY LILY 1888
#188 SQUIB 1896 stern lengthened
#228 EXPRESS 1902 bow and stern changed
#231 ADRIENNE 1903 " "
#232 HELVETIA 2 1903 " " #248 " " [final name THANIA]
#264 SARAH WEBB " " [Note: Ditto marks indicate these vessels had "bow and stern changed"]
#268 CANVASBACK 1908" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"65' loa Our Mary and Jersey Lily, steam passenger launches of 1888. Also, with stern lengthened, the 78' loa steam cabin launch Squib of 1896, and, with bow and stern changed, the 49'6" gasoline launches Express, Adrienne, Helvetia II, of 1902 & 1903, the 59'8" loa Toddy Wax of 1905, the 50' loa Sarah Webb of 1908, and the 59'11" Canvasback of 1908. Both Toddy Wax, renamed Thania, and Canvasback are in the Herreshoff Marine Museum's Hall of Boats." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"#248p Toddy Wax was added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model because she was built on the moulds of #148p Our Mary and #149p Jersey Lily which in turn were built from model 101. Likewise, #268p Canvasback was added by CvdL because she was built on the moulds of #264p8 Sharah Webb which in turn was built from model 101." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)


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