Model No. 312: Mirwena et al.

Model No. 312


Model by: NGH
Made when: October 1892 (ca.)
Calculated model scale: 1/16
Model length (ca.): 28.0" (71.2cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/16 (ca.): 37' 5" (11.4m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: One-Rater Fin Keel (2); Two-and-a-half Rater Fin Keel (1)
Hull Configuration: Fin Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Right

Vessels from this model:
3 built, modeled by NGH
#431s Morwena [Mirwena] (1893)
#436s Bubble (1893)
#438s Meneen (1893)

Original text on model:
"1893 #431 MIRWENA 1893 18 WL
#436 BUBBLE 18' wl
#438 MENEEN 24' WL" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"18'3" Mirwena and Bubble, fin-keel sloops of 1892. Also, with change of scale, the 24'4" fin-keeler Meneen, also of 1892." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"Notes in the NGH design booklet entry dated March 1893 suggest that #438s Meneen was the first vessel to be built from this model (at a scale of 1/16), followed by #431s Morwena and #436s Bubble (at a scale of 1/12) which used the model for the fin of #427s Fin (at a scale of 1/12 x 17/12)." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. September 17, 2014.)


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