MT20 L’ORIENT

MT20 L’ORIENT

£24.00

L’Orient a French three-decked first rate ship.  Kit is cast in white metal with etched brass ratlines, assembly instructions and sail template.  Brass etched sails are available as an optional extra, see MTC05.

 

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Designed originally as a 118 gun ship by Jacques Noel Sane, the plan became the standard for French three-decked first rate ships in 1786.  They were the largest ships in the world until the 1830s, though very powerfully armed, they sailed and handled well.