Model No. 608: Herreshoff et al.

Model No. 608


Model by: NGH
Made when: August 1878 (?)
Calculated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 57.4" (145.8cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 57' 5" (17.5m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Navy Steam Torpedo Boat
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Left

Vessels from this model:
4 built, modeled by NGH
#44p Herreshoff (1878)
#53p Republica (1879)
#55p Alianza (1879)
#60p [Torpedo Boat for Peru] (1879)

Original text on model:
"Nos. 44
53
55" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"59' loa steam-powered, steel-hulled torpedo boat of 1878 for the British Navy. Also two 1879 for the Peruvian Navies --- each of these hulls shipped in four sections." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Comment:
"#60p was added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model because #53p and #55p, which also were built from this model, had identical dimensions, the same type of propulsion and the same customer." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)


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