Model No. 106: NY 30

Model No. 106


Model by: NGH
Made when: November 1904
Stated model scale: 1/16
Model length (ca.): 33.1" (84.1cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/16 (ca.): 44' 2" (13.4m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: New York 30
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Left

Vessels from this model:
18 built, modeled by NGH
#626s Alera (1905, Extant)
#627s Ibis (1905, Extant)
#628s Atair (1905)
#629s Maid of Meudon [Maid of Mendon] (1905)
#630s Pintail (1905)
#631s Dahinda (1905)
#632s Tabasco [Tobasco] (1905, Extant)
#633s Carlita (1905, Extant)
#635s Adelaide II (1905, Extant)
#636s Linnet (1905, Extant)
#637s Oriole [Nautilus] (1905, Extant)
#638s Neola ll (1905, Extant)
#639s Cara Mia (1905, Extant)
#640s Banzai (1905, Extant)
#642s Nautilus (1905, Extant)
#643s Phryne (1905)
#647s Anemone II (1905, Extant)
#648s Minx (1905)

Original text on model:
"30' NYYC class Nov. 1904 scale 3/4 No. 626, 627, 628, 629, 630, 631, 632, 633 and 635, 636, 637, 638, 639 [sic, also: #640, #642, #643, #647, #648]" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"30' lwl New York Yacht Club 30-class sloops of 1905. Eighteen were built over the course of a single winter of which about half still survive. Anemone, NY-30 [#647] is in the Herreshoff Marine Museum's collection, awaiting restoration." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Model discussion:
"... I have been working on a model [for the New York 30] and it is now nearly completed. It is the first model I have worked on to be under the '1/4 beam length' measurements [of the just established Universal Rule], and I am well pleased with it, and also it has been more pleasure to work on it, as I have not had the restraint of getting the biggest boat possible for the W.L. length. ..." (Source: Herreshoff, N. G. [Letter to the New York Yacht Club.] Bristol, R. I., November 16, 1904.)

Comment:
"#640s, #642s, #643s, #647s, #648s were added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model because they were also NY30s." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)


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