Ketch rigged, these vessels were commonly used as privateers by all maritime nations. Variously armed this ship as modelled was equipped with 3 pdr guns, more than adequate to subdue most merchant ships. If conditions were calm they could be rowed. This vessel was also equipped with an 18pdr long gun situated in the bow. This weapon was used to dismast a merchant ship when the privateer was involved in a chase. Privateers carried large crews both to subdue and re-crew captured vessels.
Kit contains resin cast hull, metal cast masts, spars, lifeboats, anchors etc plus brass etched ratlines, assembly instructions and sails template. Brass etched sails not included but are available as an extra see MTC05. HMS Victory, 1st Rate, probably the most famous warship of the Napoleonic period, every British fleet should have one.
Redoutable, a 74 gun, 3rd rate under command of Captain Lucas at Trafalgar. 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 MTC11.
President, along with her two sister ships United States and Constitution, was active in the 1812 war. All three were large 44 gun frigates, the President being the lightest and fastest of the three. Kit is cast in white metal with etched brass ratlines, assembly instructions and sail template. Etched brass sails are available as an optional extra, see MTC11.