Model No. 1505: Unbuilt Steam Yacht (prelim.?)

Model No. 1505


Model by: NGH or ASdeWH
Made when: 1919 (ca.)
Stated model scale: 1/96
Model length (ca.): 20.3" (51.6cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/96 (ca.): 162' 7" (49.6m)
Power/Sail: P
Vessel Type: Steam yacht
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop North Wall Left b

Vessels from this model:
Original text on model:
"Suggested for Mr. Slocum but not approved. About 1918 - 1/8" per foot" (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model identification:
"Newly identified model. Compare with model no. 1437 and with plans for a "162 ft. Steam Yacht for Thomas W. Slocum" dated August 27, 1919. This model's size and smaller scale (1:96) suggests it to be a preliminary model (model 1437 is believed to be 1:48)." (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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