Model No. 1434: Torpedo Boat

Model No. 1434


Model by: NGH
Made when: August 1896
Stated model scale: 1/48
Model length (ca.): 53.3" (135.5cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/48 (ca.): 213' 4" (65.0m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Navy Steam Torpedo Boat
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop North Wall Left b

Vessels from this model:
0 built, modeled by NGH
#189601ep [Unbuilt Torpedo Boat] (1896)

Original text on model:
"For 30 knot 198 ft. Torpedo boat Aug 96
scale 1/4" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model identification:
"Compare models 1405, 1434 and 1421. Model 1421 probably was the preliminary model for what was finalized in model 1434 --- a 30kn 198ft torpedo boat. Model 1405 shares certain similarities with models 1434 and 1421 but appears to have been made for a slightly longer vessel." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. 2008.)

Related model(s):
Model 1405 by NGH (1896?); power
Torpedo Boat? (Prelim. Model?)
Model 1421 by NGH (1896); power, not built
Torpedo Boat (Prelim. Model)
Model 1434 by NGH (1896); power, not built
Torpedo Boat


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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