Model No. 605: 149, 150 et al.

Model No. 605

Model by: NGH
Made when: June 1881 (?)
Calculated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 49.2" (124.9cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 49' 2" (15.0m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Navy Steam Vedette Boat
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Left

Vessels from this model:
4 built, modeled by NGH
#74p 149 (1881)
#75p 150 (1881)
#85p [Vedette boat for French Navy] (1882)
#86p [Vedette boat for French Navy] (1882)

Original text on model:
"Nos. 74 British Navy
[75] British Navy
No. 85 French Navy
No 86 French Navy on front Four Vidette boats" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"48' loa 149 and 250, steam powered Vedette boats of 1881 for the British Navy. Also two 48' loa steam powered Vedette boats of 1882 for the French Navy." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

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