MT9 HMS Revenge

MT9 HMS Revenge

£24.00

HMS Revenge, a large 74 gun ship launched in 1805, was fast and powerfully armed.  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.

 

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Revenge was launched in 1805 to a design by Sir John Henslow and was one of the large class of 74s.  As large as a French 74 but more strongly built, she was very fast and often sailed as part of a fast squadron.  Revenge was one of the heavier armed ships that fought at  Trafalgar.