Model No. 1102: Schooner for Brooks Prelim B or C?
Model by: NGH
Made when: November 1891 (?)
Estimated model scale: 1/48
Model length (ca.): 37.9" (96.3cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/48 (ca.): 151' 8" (46.2m)
Vessel Type: Schooner?
Hull Configuration: Keel
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop South Wall Right
Original text on model:
"[Blank]" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"This model is apparently referenced in NGH design booklet entry dated November 1891 'Wgts of 3 Preliminary models for 90ft w.l. Schooner made for Mr. Brooks of N. Y.' as either Model 'B. Length overall [no number given]. Length w.l. 88ft 3in. Beam 25ft 9in. Draft 11ft. Scale of model 1/4in per ft. [Calculated] Disp[lacement] ... 177.2 tons = 158.5 tons gross = 5510cu ft' or as Model 'C. Length overall [no number given]. Length w.l. [no number given]. Beam [no number given]. Draft 11ft 3in. Scale of model 1/4in per ft. [Calculated] Disp[lacement] ... 180 tons = 160 3/4 tons gross = 5600cu ft'. " (Source: van der Linde, Claas. September 17, 2014.)
"Mr. Brooks of New York was apparently John E. Brooks, the owner of the schooner Lasca, who a year later became part of the syndicate which owned the America's Cup Defense Candidate #435s Colonia." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. September 17, 2014.)
"Compare models 1102, 1121, and, possibly (scale appears to be wrong), 1105." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. September 17, 2014.)
Model 1102 by NGH (1891?); sail
Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné.
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