West Indiaman, in size somewhere between the larger East Indiaman and the small Bark. The West Indiaman would be around 120ft long and ply trade to the West Indies, Mediterranean, Baltic, India and China. They would be armed with a dozen or more guns and with a crew of around 30. This model is available with a resin hull. Picture to follow.
This West Indiaman vessel depicts a ship around 120ft long from the late 1790s and is representative of the type of merchant man between the large East Indiaman and the smaller Bark. These ships of about 330 tons traded to the West Indies, Mediterranean, Baltic and were the type known as Country ships which traded between India and China. These ships would be armed with about a dozen or more guns and a crew of around 30+.
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.
HMS Agamemnon, a 64 gun ship launched in 1781. The hull is cast in resin, masts and spars etc are cast in white metal with brass etched ratlines. Brass etched sails are available as an extra item, see MTc11. The kit comes with assembly instructions and sail template.
The San Lorenzo built in the 1760s to 70s by a French naval architect working in Spain. Although lightly armed, she was a strongly built ship able to withstand a good deal of punishment. Kit is cast in white metal with etched brass ratlines, assembly sheets and sail template. Etched brass sails are available as an optional extra, see MTC11.
HMS Royal Sovereign, 100 guns. Hull cast in resin, kit also contains masts, spars, lifeboats, anchors etc cast in white metal, brass etched ratlines, instruction sheets and sail template. Brass etched sails are available as an optional extra, see MTc05.