Model No. 308: Newport 30 and Twenty-Rater

Model No. 308


Model by: NGH
Made when: November 1894
Stated model scale: 1/16
Model length (ca.): 47.7" (121.1cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/16 (ca.): 63' 7" (19.4m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Twenty-Rater Fin Keel (2); Newport 30 Fin Keel (12)
Hull Configuration: Fin Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Right

Vessels from this model:
14 built, modeled by NGH
#450s Isolde (1895)
#451s Niagara (1895)
#463s Asahi (1896)
#464s Mai (1896)
#465s Puck (1896)
#466s Dorothy II (1896)
#467s Musme (1896)
#468s Vaquero III (1896)
#469s Wawa [Wa Wa] (1896)
#470s Veda (1896)
#471s Hera (1896)
#475s Esperanza (1896)
#476s Carolina (1896)
#477s Raccoon (1896)

Original text on model:
"Nos. 450 and 451 (ISOLDE and NIAGARA) Scale 3/4" Nov. 1894
Newport 30' Class 1895-96 Scale lengths 12/7 7/8 x 1/16. Breadth 12/8 1/4 x 1/16 Depths (12/7 1/2 x 16) + 1" = 42' 1 1/2 oa 29' 6" wl, 8' 3" breadth, 41' deck
#463 ASAHI, #464 MAI, 465 PUCK, 466 DOROTHY II, 468 VAQUERO III, 469 WAWA, 470, 471 HERA, 475 ESPARANZA, 476 CAROLINA, 477 RACOON" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"45' lwl Isolde and Niagara, fin-keel cutters of 1894. Also from this model, with scale changes, came the 30' lwl twelve-boat Newport 30 class of 1895." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)


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