Model No. 711: Buzzards Bay 15

Model No. 711


Model by: NGH
Made when: December 1898
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 24.4" (61.9cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 24' 5" (7.4m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Buzzards Bay 15 Footer (50); Newport 15 Footer v.1 (10); Buzzards Bay 15 Footer (shallow draft) (1); Newport 15 Footer v.2 (special) (3); Newport 15 Footer v.2 (12); Buzzards Bay 15 Footer (deep draft cruiser) (1); Buzzards Bay 15 Footer (deep draft) (3); Watch Hill 15 Footer (11); Buzzards Bay 15 Footer (possibly) (1)
Hull Configuration: Keel&Centerboard (58); Centerboard (25); Keel (9)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Right

Vessels from this model:
92 built, modeled by NGH
#503s Vim [First BB15] (1899)
#504s Flickamaroo [Flickerman, Flickermaroo, Flickermaru] (1899)
#505s Peacock (1899)
#506s Eaglet (1899, Extant)
#507s Compress (1899)
#508s Teaser (1899)
#509s Go Bye (1899)
#511s Uarda (1899)
#513s Hope (1899, Extant)
#516s Budda [Budha] (1899)
#518s Sis (1899)
#519s Next (1899)
#521s Kirstie (1899)
#525s Breeze (1899)
#526s Kingfisher [King Fisher] (1899)
#527s Nova (1899)
#528s [Newport 15 for W. C. Whitney] (1899)
#535s Moya (1900)
#540s Sand Piper [Sandpiper] (1900)
#543s Hawk (1900)
#544s Eaglet (1900)
#550s Toby (1901, Extant)
#554s Nora (1901, Extant)
#556s Mystral [Mistral] (1901)
#557s Twinkle (1901)
#558s Ginty (1901)
#559s Little Robin (1901)
#577s Catspaw [Cats Paw] (1902)
#584s Minnow [Minvou, Minvon] (1902)
#585s Waturus [Waterus] (1902)
#587s Whisper (1902)
#588s Echo (1902, Extant)
#589s Yacona [Yacuna, Wacona] (1902)
#609s Avalon? [BB15 for R. W. Emmons] (1903)
#645s Seeps (1905, Extant)
#649s Tobey [Toby] (1905)
#650s Tinker (1905)
#651s Yalu (1905)
#652s Snipe (1905, Extant)
#653s Jack (1905)
#654s Jill (1905)
#655s White Cap [Whitecap] (1905)
#656s Muriel (1906)
#661s Mongoose (1906)
#662s [BB15 for E. D. Thayer] (1906)
#671s Murmur (1907)
#672s Anita (1907)
#673s Rebekah (1907, Extant)
#674s Flicker (1907, Extant)
#677s Dad [BB15 for St. Y Iolanda] (1907)
#680s Polly (1908)
#682s Marjorie [BB15 for St. Y. Atalanta ex-Lorena?] (1908)
#683s Snail (1908)
#686s Try (1909)
#693s Endeavor (1909, Extant)
#700s Mecoh [Micoh] (1910)
#704s Pheasant (1910)
#726s Hyassa (1913)
#730s Scoot (1914, Extant)
#731s Maribee (1914, Extant)
#735s Noanet (1914, Extant)
#739s Natella (1914)
#740s Ann [Anne] (1914)
#763s Buzzard (1915)
#784s Tricoon (1916)
#785s Flickamaroo [Flickermaru II] (1916, Extant)
#786s Ptiloris [Pitloris] (1916, Extant)
#787s Elf (1916, Extant)
#809s Splash (1916)
#810s Venture (1916)
#822s Buccaneer (1917, Extant)
#823s Poilu (1917)
#880s Josephine (1923, Extant)
#881s Miss Q. (1923, Extant)
#882s Shanendowa (1923, Extant)
#883s Thistle (1923, Extant)
#884s Fantasy (1923, Extant)
#885s Viking I (1923, Extant)
#886s Alert (1923, Extant)
#887s Pixie (1923, Extant)
#888s How Come (1923)
#889s Althea (1923)
#890s Tobasco [Tabasco, Tobasca] (1923, Extant)
#919s Sea Hawk [Seahawk] (1925, Extant)
#920s Mayfly (1925)
#968s Maureen (1925)
#981s Louanna (1925)
#997s Nabob II (1926)
#998s Nancy (1926)
#1016s [Newport 15 for Ogden Mills] (1928)
#1017s [Newport 15 for Lanier] (1928)
#1079s Monsoon (1927, Extant)

Original text on model:
"Buzzards Bay 15 footers No. 503 class December 4, 1898 scale 1/12
No. 559 LITTLE ROBIN with keel for 4' draft shear raised 4" 16' 3" w.l. 1903 by keel 22" deep" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"15' lwl Buzzards Bay 15-class keel/centerboard sloops of 1898 and later. Also slightly deeper Newport 15-class, Marconi-rigged Watch Hill 15-class, the 16'4" lwl keel sloop Little Robin with freeboard added of 1901, the 15' lwl Flicker of 1907, etc. #513s Hope and #880s Josephine are in the collection of the Herreshoff Marine Museum." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)


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