Model No. 212: Pig in a Bag

Model No. 212

Model by: NGH
Made when: September 1929
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 20.6" (52.4cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 20' 7" (6.3m)
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
#1148s Pig in a Bag (1929, Extant)

Original text on model:
"No 1148 for development class March 1929 Model 1 for Nichols and Morgan boats began work last of September 1929 (Junius Morgan) NG Herreshoff scale 1/12
20 feet 9 inches overall 16' 9" waterline 5' 3" (beam) 12 3/4" deep 793 lbs.
sections pin [Unreadable] Junius Morgan October 5 1936." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"16'8" lwl Pig in a Bag, development class boat of 1929 that could be rigged with one, two, or three masts. This boat is in the watercraft collection of Mystic Seaport." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

"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 209, 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

Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.
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Citation: Herreshoff Model 212 Pig in a Bag. Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.