Ship model H.M.S. Prince of 1670

   

Ship model HMS PRINCE of 1670

   

Scale 1 : 75, length 94 cm, width 38 cm, height 90 cm,
More photos: of entire ship, of details. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!

  

  
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.

  
HMS PRINCE ship model, photos, description and dimensions

   

The ship model was built without sails to allow for a better view on the very detailed, impressive rigging. It is a very beautiful fine piece of work, especially in detailing the rigging. The ornamentation and the figure head are carved from of maple wood.
 
The ship model is 1 : 75 scale. Length is 94 cm, width 38 cm, height 90 cm.
The ship can be taken out of the stand, i.e. for transport.

   

Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There are several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several closer views of hull, deck and rigging.