Model No. 1106: [Shallow Draft Sailer for Great South Bay???]
Model by: NGH?
Made when: November 1927 (???)
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 27.8" (70.7cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 27' 10" (8.5m)
Vessel Type: Sloop???
Hull Configuration: Centerboard???
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop South Wall Right
Original text on model:
"25' oa. 20' wl. Scale 1/12 (not built)" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)
"Possibly newly identified model? See NGH diary for November 28, 1927: Started to make model for 20' w.l. boat suitable for shallow water, as G[rea]t So[uth] Bay or Biscayne B[ay]. But note that diary entry for December 9, 1927 states: At work for model for 20 1/2' w.l. boat for G[rea]t So[uth] Bay." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. July 7, 2014.)
Note: Vessels that appear in the records as not built, a cancelled contract, a study model, or as a model sailboat are listed but not counted in the list of vessels built from a model.
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