Model No. 609: Nereid, Permelia et al.

Model No. 609


Model by: NGH
Made when: April 1882 (?)
Calculated model scale: 1/16
Model length (ca.): 58.3" (148.0cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/16 (ca.): 77' 9" (23.7m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Steam yacht (5); Steamboat (1)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Left

Vessels from this model:
6 built, modeled by NGH
#83p Nereid (1882)
#92p Permelia (1882)
#100p Permelia [One Hundred] (1883)
#102p Gov. Hamilton (1883)
#105p Marina (1884)
#123p Ladoga (1885)

Original text on model:
"Str. #83 76' 1882 NERIED
[Str.] 92 95' PERMELIA
str 100 100' 1883 "100" (ADIA)
str. 102 76' 1883 GOV. HAMILTON
Str. 105 86' 1884 MARIANA (COSETTE)
Str. 123 97' 1885 LADOGA
[on bow front] 6 yachts" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"76' and 95' loa Nereid and Permelia, steam yachts of 1882. Also 100' loa Permelia (II) [or 100 or Aida], steam yacht of 1883; 76' loa Gov. Hamilton, Oyster Police boat of 1883; 87' loa Marina, steam yacht of 1884; and 97' loa Ladoga, steam yacht of 1885." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)


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