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.
This ship was part of the Constitution class of large 44 gun frigates conceived in 1794 although President was not launched until 1800. Of the three sister ships, Constitution, United States and President, the latter was the lightest and fastest. President was taken by Hayes’ squadron in 1815.