Model No. 703: Defender
Model by: NGH
Made when: January 1895 (ca.)
Stated model scale: 1/32
Model length (ca.): 46.4" (118.0cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/32 (ca.): 123' 10" (37.8m)
Vessel Type: Cup Defender
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Right
Vessels from this model:
1 built, modeled by NGH
Original text on model:
"DEFENDER 1894-95 Scale 3/8" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"89' lwl Defender, keel cutter and America's Cup defender of 1895." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)
Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.
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