MT4 HMS Temeraire
HMS Temeraire, 98 gun, 2nd rate ship of the Neptune class. Kit now has a resin cast hull, brass-etched ratlines, white metal cast masts, spars etc and comes with assembly instructions and sail template. Brass etched sails are an optional extra, see MTC05.
The Neptune class of 98 gun second rate ships was designed by Sir John Henslow in 1788 and comprised three ships: HMS Temeraire launched in 1793, HMS Neptune in 1797 and HMS Dreadnaught in 1801. All three of the Neptune class fought at Trafalgar with HMS Temeraire being the most famous for her support of Nelson’s Victory in the fight with the Redoubtable.