MT43 Fama


Fama, a Spanish frigate, kit is cast in white metal with ratlines in etched brass, comes with assembly instructions and sail template. Etched brass sails are available as an optional extra, see MTC06.



The Fama was a 34 gun, 12 pdr frigate of the Spanish fleet.  Spanish frigates were usually built as either 34 or 40 gun ships depending on the intended use for the ship.  Most were built as 34 and tended to be of a lighter build than the British frigates, more like the French.