Model No. 1437: Unbuilt Steam Yacht

Model No. 1437


Model by: NGH or ASdeWH
Made when: 1919 (ca.)
Calculated model scale: 1/48
Model length (ca.): 44.2" (112.3cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/48 (ca.): 176' 10" (53.9m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Steam yacht
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop North Wall Left b

Vessels from this model:
0 built, modeled by NGH or ASdeWH
#191901ep [Unbuilt Steam Yacht] (1919)

Original text on model:
"[Blank]" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model identification:
"Newly identified model. Compare with model no. 1505 and with plans for a "162 ft. Steam Yacht for Thomas W. Slocum" dated August 27, 1919. The date for this model was estimated based on existence of model no. 1505 which is dated "about 1918" and refers to a yacht for "Mr. Slocum" which in turn is a reference to the above mentioned plan in the Hart Nautical Collection. It's size and larger scale (1:48) suggests this model to be the final model (model 1505 is believed to be 1:96)." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. February 2009.)

Related model(s):
Model 1437 by NGH or ASdeWH (1919?); power, not built
Unbuilt Steam Yacht: Steam yacht
Model 1505 by NGH or ASdeWH (1919?); power, not built
Unbuilt Steam Yacht (prelim.?): Steam yacht


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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