Model No. 209: Development Class Boat III

Model No. 209

Model by: NGH
Made when: October 1929
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 20.0" (50.9cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 20' 0" (6.1m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Development (Suicide) Class
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Center

Vessels from this model:
1 built, modeled by NGH
#1149s [Development Class for Junius Morgan] (1930)

Original text on model:
"Development Class model III Oct. 8, 1929 Scale 1/12 16' 8" wl
Used for 2nd boat for Nichols & Morgan (G Nichols) No 1149
825 lbs." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"16'8" lwl development class boat of 1929 that could be rigged with one, two, or three masts." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Model discussion:
"[1929-09-14] Sat 14: ... At work making model [Model 209] for 2nd Development Class boat ordered by G. Nichols & Junius Morgan.
[1929-10-08] Tue 8: ... At work in measuring off [the] 3rd D[evlopment] Class model [Model 209]." (Source: Herreshoff, Nathanael G. Diary, 1929. Manuscript (excerpts). Access courtesy of Halsey C. Herreshoff.)

"Note that #1148s was Pig in a Bag, built for George Nichols. The development class boat built for Junius Morgan was #1149s." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. April 1, 2009.)

Model identification:
"See model sequence 212, 1321, 1533." (Source: Curator Herreshoff Marine Museum, 2004.)

Related model(s):
Model 0209 by NGH (1929); #1149s
Development Class Boat III
Model 0212 by NGH (1929); #1148s Pig in a Bag
Pig in a Bag: Development (Suicide) Class
Model 1321 by NGH (1929); sail
Development Class Boat
Model 1533 by NGH or ASdeWH (1929); sail
Development Class Boat

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