Model No. 218: Vagrant, Mariette et al.

Model No. 218

Model by: NGH
Made when: March 1910
Stated model scale: 1/24
Model length (ca.): 38.0" (96.6cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/24 (ca.): 76' 1" (23.2m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Schooner (1); Aux. Schooner (3)
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Center

Vessels from this model:
4 built, modeled by NGH
#191606es [Unbuilt 56ft LWL Schooner Yacht] (1916)
#698s Vagrant (1910, Extant)
#719s Vagrant II (1913, Extant)
#772s Mariette (1916, Extant)
#827s Ohonkara (1920)

Original text on model:
"#698 Scale 1/2" March 1910 VAGRANT
719 Scale 3/8" with length ?? 21/26 VAGRANT (second)
772 ditto all MARIETTE OHONKARA" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"56' lwl Vagrant, schooner-yacht of 1910 of composite (steel frame, wood planking) construction. Also, with change in scale, the 79'1" lwl riveted steel schooner Vagrant (II) of 1913, and her near sisters the 80' lwl Mariette of 1916 and Ohonkara of 1919." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Model discussion:
"[1910-03-20] Sun 20: At work on model [for #698s Vagrant] nearly all day." (Source: Herreshoff, Nathanael G. Diary, 1910. Manuscript (excerpts). Herreshoff Marine Museum Collection.)

Note: Vessels that appear in the records as not built, a cancelled contract, a study model, or as a model sailboat are listed but not counted in the list of vessels built from a model.

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