MT6 HMS Orion


HMS Orion, a 74 gun Canada class designed by Sir William Batley.  Kit is cast in white metal with etched brass ratlines.  Comes with assembly instructions and sail template.  Brass etched sails are available as an optional extra, see MTC11.


The Orion was one of the Canada class of four ships designed by Sir William Batley in 1759.  Orion was present at most of the main fleet actions of the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars, 1st of June, St Vincent, Nile, Trafalgar and the second Copenhagen, finishing the war in the Baltic.