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Artesania Latina H.M.S. Surprise- 1796
English Frigate 1:48 Scale
The French Frigate Frigate Unite, built in 1794, was taken with no resistance from the neutral harboour of Bona in the Mediterranean on 20 April 1796 by the Brithish Frigate Inconstant. She was purchased for the Royal Navy, renamed Surprise, and armed with 24x 32 pounder carronades on the upper deck.
In October 1799, one hundred of surpirse's crew recaptured HMS Hermione (1782), who's crew had mutinied against her officers in September 1797, bky boarding from the ships boats, led by Captain Hamiltion.
Surprise was sold in 1802 at the time of the Peace of Amiens, reflecting the dicision to ruduce the size of the Royal Navy after peace had been signed with France.
H.M.S. SURPRISE 1796. Artesania Latina Wooden Ship Model Kit. TECHNICAL DATA:. Length: 1330mm. Height: 960mm. Beam: 465mm. Scale: 1:48 . Artesania Latina wooden model ship kits are manufactured in Barcelona, Spain, they are known world wide to produce high quality historic scale model wooden ship kits. Their kits contain every thing you need to build the kit except tools, glue and paint. High quality woods such as Walnut, Beech, Mahogany, Tanganyka, and more are used . All the ornamentation, fittings, and rigging line are standard items in every kit. Many parts are laser cut to save you time and effort. A full set of plans and instructions are included in every kit, in addition many kits include a color pictorial to assist in assembly. These exclusive wooden ship models are the best of their kind and might take up to 400 hours to finish them as they are made from exact plans and replicas of the real ships, using wood that is cut from wood planks and molded to perfection. Models available for all types of modelers, recommended starting at 10 years old and up.
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