Ship model Principe de Asturias, historic wooden static kit Occre
Length: 1000 mm
Height: 850 mm
Part No.: OC
Famous Principe de Asturias took part in the Battle of Trafalgar.
Scale 1:90, Length: 1000mm, Height: 850 mm
Display scale kit difficulty: 3
She was built in Havana, to a project designed by Romero de Landa in 1793, and was launched on 28th January 1794. She had a displacement of 2,453 tons, was fitted with 112 guns and christened in honor of the young King Ferdinand VII, then heir to the throne and Prince of Asturias. The Principe de Asturias took part in the Battle of Trafalgar, under the command of Admiral Federico Carlos Gravina. In 1814 she sank in the Port of Havana, and was sold off for scrap.
The kit features the following: This advanced kit is suitable for ship kit builders who previously built two or more models of a similar style. The plan was drawn from the French period books. Standard plank on frame hull construction, utilize walnut, maple and lime wood. Figure head, caryatids, angels & other ornamentations in cast or pressed brass, sails. All dead eyes, blocks, etc. are in walnut. Flags printed on silk, standing & running in black & natural rope. All lanterns, cannon, anchors, hinge & strops made in metal. Fully detailed building plans with English instructions.
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