A tank test model for a proposed design of a modern warship
Stephens Institute; American, 20th century.
the hull of the model is built up in wood. The interior of the hull has been hollowed, and the exterior of the hull has been shaped, faired and finished to a detailed form. On the leading edge of the bow is a bulb design fairing into the forward section of the bow. The hull runs back to a flat bottom with slab sides and a slight bulge in the aft keel leading to the skeg. The transom is squared and flat. The exterior of the hull is marked with No.:3232 which is the identification for the Davidson Lab at the Stephens Institute where the model was tested.
5 x 72 in. (12.7 x 182.9 cm.)