Ship model HMS PRINCE 1670
Scale 1 : 53, length 118 cm, width 50 cm, height 114 cm
History of HMS PRINCE
The ship was launched 1670 in Chatham as a 1st rate with 100 cannon. She
was designed by Phineas Pett, a relative of the Phineas Pett who built
the famous Sovereign of the Seas in 1637. She took part in the
Battle of Solebay 1672 during the Third Anglo-Dutch War.
In the London Science Museum one can have a look at a
contemporary dockyard model of the ship.
H.M.S. PRINCE ship model, photos, description and dimensions
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There
several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several
closer views of hull, deck and rigging. If
you click on a photo you will get that photo in high resolution. Only
these high resolution photographs show how much work and handicraft
ability were put in the model. (If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer
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and have a larger screen with the photos.)
This model of HMS PRINCE was made in the 1970s. It has been restored
with love and care. The ship is a fine and beautiful piece of work.
The ship is placed on a flat maple tree board as
The ship model is 1 : 53 scale. Length is 118 cm, width 50 cm, height
This model has been already sold. The pictures and the data are shown in
gallery of the ship models sold only to let enthusiasts and model
makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone
builds such a model by himself.