Model No. 1511: Launch / Lifeboat

Model No. 1511


Model by: NGH
Made when: July 1925
Estimated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 19.9" (50.5cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 19' 11" (6.1m)
Power/Sail: P / S
Vessel Type: Launch / Lifeboat
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop North Wall Left b

Original text on model:
"2 Launches ~ 2 Lifeboats for H.S.V's July 5, 1925
132 WL 3 master schooner." (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model identification:
"Launch for #192301es [Unbuilt Cruising Schooner], a schooner designed in the 1920s by N. G. Herreshoff for H. S. Vanderbilt which was never built." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. June 12, 2009.)

Related model(s):
Model 1511 by NGH (1925); power / sail, not built
Launch / Lifeboat
Model 1527 by NGH (1928); power / sail
{Dinghy ?}: Dinghy / Lifeboat


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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