Model No. 324: Peg

Model No. 324


Model by: NGH (LFH)
Made when: February 1910
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 36.1" (91.7cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 36' 1" (11.0m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Sonder Boat
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room South Wall Right

Vessels from this model:
1 built, modeled by NGH (LFH)
#695s Peg (1910)

Original text on model:
"[should be 695] No. 685 Sonder Class model by Francis Feb. 1910 Scale 1" for Glen Stone" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"19' lwl Peg, Sonder class sloop of 1910. Model by L. Francis Herreshoff." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"In looking over [#695s] Peg's construction plan and her offset book, I see no indication of LFH's involvement. I suspect that, with some general guidance from NGH (maybe the usual sketch-type layout of plan, profile, and midsection), LFH was assigned the task of carving and fairing the model [no 325] in the hope that he'd take up yacht designing. ... [#707s] Pollywog's construction plan was at least partly drawn by LFH as the notes in the lower right are clearly in his hand. Her offset book, however, is in NGH's hand. ... I'd say these were considered NGH designs, not LFH ones..." (Source: Bray, Maynard. Private email communication to Claas van der Linde, April 22, 2009.)


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