Model No. 1014: Oiseau
Model by: NGH
Made when: January 1899
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 41.3" (104.9cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 41' 4" (12.6m)
Vessel Type: Knockabout
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop South Wall Center
Vessels from this model:
1 built, modeled by NGH
Original text on model:
"No. 512 OSSEAU scale 1/12 1899" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"[1899-01-22] Sun 22: Very fine & mild. L[igh]t SW [wind], changing to fresh NW in PM. At home all day. Started model for #572 [sic, i.e. probably #512s Oiseau. #572s would have been the BB30 Wahtawah]. ..." (Source: Herreshoff, Nathanael G. Diary, 1899. Manuscript (excerpts). Herreshoff Marine Museum Collection.)
Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.
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