Model No. 107: NY 40
Model by: NGH
Made when: September 1915
Estimated model scale: 1/24
Model length (ca.): 29.7" (75.5cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/24 (ca.): 59' 6" (18.1m)
Vessel Type: New York 40 (13); New York 40 Yawl (1)
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Left
Vessels from this model:
14 built, modeled by NGH
Original text on model:
"NYYC 40' class 1916 773 MAISIE Morton F. Plant 774 MISTRAL Pynchon 775 DOLLY BOWEN A. S. Cochran 776 ROWDY H.S. Duwell [sic, i.e. Duell] 777 ZILPH E. Palmer 778 THE BLACK DUCK A. K. Bourne 779 JESSICA W. Marshall 780 SHAWARA H. Wesson 781 PAMPARO James Bishop 782 PAULINE O. G. Jennings 783 KATHARINE A. F. Lenke [sic, i.e. Luke] 804 SQUAW J. S. Lawrence scale 1/2 Sept 1915." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"40' lwl New York Yacht Club 40-class cutters of 1916. Twelve were built originally followed ten years later by two more. Several survive including Rugosa II owned by Halsey Herreshoff in which he sailed to Europe in 2001 to participate in the America's Cup Jubilee." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)
Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.
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