Model No. 717: Biscayne Bay 14

Model No. 717


Model by: NGH
Made when: November 1924 (ca.)
Estimated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 14.2" (36.1cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 14' 3" (4.3m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Biscayne Bay 14 (Suicide Class) Prototype (1); Biscayne Bay 14 (Suicide Class) (14)
Hull Configuration: Keel (1); Centerboard (14)
Model location: H.M.M. Model Room North Wall Right

Vessels from this model:
15 built, modeled by NGH
#908s [Biscayne Bay Class Prototype] (1924)
#924s No. 1 (1925)
#925s No. 2 (1925)
#926s No. 3 (1925)
#927s No. 4 (1925)
#928s No. 5 (1925)
#929s No. 6 (1925)
#935s No. 7 (1925)
#936s No. 8 (1925)
#937s No. 9 (1925)
#938s No. 10 (1925)
#946s No. 11 (1925)
#947s No. 12 (1925)
#950s No. 13 (1926)
#951s No. 14 (1926)

Original text on model:
"14' skiff sample Fall 1924 keel (sheer raised 1" aft)
12 Biscayne BYC 1925 cb" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model description:
"14' lwl multi-chine, sloop-rigged decked sailing skiff of 1925 known as the Biscayne Bay 14-class. Fourteen were built." (Source: Bray, Maynard. 2004.)

Related model(s):
Model 0717 by NGH (1924?); sail, 15 built from
Biscayne Bay 14
Model 1536 by NGH? (1923?); sail
Fin Keel
Model 1429 by NGH??? (1920s?); sail?
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