Launch – stm, 26′-3″ o.a., cutter, for U.S. Fish Commission

Object Number: HH.5.00163
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Place Made
United States, Rhode Island, Bristol
Date Made
1882
Description
A steam launch built to serve as a cutter for a U. S. Fish Commission research steam vessel Albatross, built in 1882 by Pusey and Jones in Wilminton, DE. Albatross was one of the earliest American large vessels built for scientific and fisheries research. The vessel had a very long career and was finally decommissioned at Woods Hole, MA in 1921. Catalog Notes: Weights list below title block; long note regarding boiler to the right of boiler stack on profile view. Related hull: 94p.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Haffenreffer-Herreshoff Collection

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Additional information
HMCo pattern number(s): 01401, 01402, 01546, 01442, 01992.5, 02069, 01758, 01408, 01999, 00081, 01451, 01450, 01655, 02343, 02342, 00082, 00023, 02344, 00066.5, 02339, 00045, 00046, 02345, 01478, 01703, 01704, 01705, 01706, 01707, 01367, 01368, 00203, 00204, 00202, 00216, 00211, 00245, 01545, 01537, 01536, 01299, 01298, 01998.5,
Measurements
29" x 20 1/2"
Classification
Naval Architecture
Plan Type / View
construction
Scale
1" = 1'
Item Count
1
Credit Line
Gift of Haffenreffer Family Foundation, 1961
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"Launch – stm, 26′-3″ o.a., cutter, for U.S. Fish Commission", Plan, 1882. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/hh-5-00163/
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