Model No. 208: Cygnet

Model No. 208


Model by: NGH
Made when: April 1931
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 17.5" (44.3cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 17' 5" (5.3m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Gen. Utility Class / Development (Suicide) Class
Hull Configuration: Centerboard
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Center

Vessels from this model:
1 built, modeled by NGH
#1203s Cygnet (1931, Extant)

Original text on model:
"General utility class for Bermuda scale 1/12
modeled by NGH April 1931 measured in June 1931 blueprints sent Mr. McCallan
First boat No. for Paul Hammond July August 1931.
17' 1 1/2" OA 15' 1" WL 5' 7" B 21' 1/2" deep." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"17' loa Cygnet, general utility boat of 1931. On display in the Herreshoff Marine Museum's Hall of Boats." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)


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