This is a model of a British Navy gunboat of 1800. Boats like this were
used as coast guard vessels and for night raids into enemy ports. The
main weapon was a heavy cannon before the mast.
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There
several views of the entire boat model and of details. 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 or Firefox,
press F11 to minimize navigation bars and have a larger screen with the
Especially the heavy gun has been worked on with much love to detail.
The very well done gunboat model is 1 : 16 scale. Length is 64 cm, width
21 cm, height 48 cm.
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.