Ship model of the French LE PROTECTEUR
Scale 1 : 75, length 103 cm, width 38 cm, height 83 cm
Historical data on LE PROTECTEUR, ship of the line
The French 64-gun ship LE PROTECTEUR was launched 1760 in Toulon and
sailed until 1789. The ship of the line was part of the fleet of
d’Estaing in the
battle of Grenada on 6 July 1779.
de la Marine in Paris has a 1 : 33 model of the ship. This ship
model was made to plans of the Musée de la Marine.
Ship model LE PROTECTEUR, photos, description and dimensions
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There
views of the entire model and
closer views of hull, deck and rigging. The photos were taken with two different stands.
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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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This model of LE PROTECTEUR is 1 : 75 scale. It is a very beautiful and
finely worked ship model built to the plans of the Musée de la Marine.
Overall length is 103 cm, width 38 cm, height 83 cm in the larger stand
(81 cm with small stand).
The ship model is not fixed to the stands but can be taken out, e.g. for
transport. There are
two stands, of which the small one can be used to place it directly
on a flat surface
like this model of the Royal Louis.
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.