Model No. 1020: Sayonara and Merry Thought

Model No. 1020


Model by: NGH
Made when: October 1891 (ca.)
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 29.5" (75.0cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 29' 6" (9.0m)
Power/Sail: S
Vessel Type: Catboat
Hull Configuration: Centerboard
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop South Wall Center

Vessels from this model:
2 built, modeled by NGH
#413s Sayonara (1892)
#428s Merry Thought (1892, Extant)

Original text on model:
"403 ASAHI [should say No. 413 SAYONARA] scale 1/12 Dr. Williams
ditto scale Crozer [owner of MERRY THOUGHT HMCo. 428]." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Comment:
"#428s Merry Thought was added by CvdL to the list of vessels built from this model because both Sayonara and Merry Thought were built from the same construction plan and NGH, in his note on the back of the model, also made a reference to Crozer, Merry Thought's owner." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)

"See also NGH design booklet entry dated October 27, 1891." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. September 17, 2014.)


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