|Ship name||HMS Agamemnon|
|Scale||1 : 64|
|Material hull||Wood, copper|
|Photos 1||Total views|
|Photos 2||Views of details|
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The English HMS Agamemnon was launched in 1781 as 64-gun third-rate ship of the line. She got famous because of being known as Admiral Nelson's favourite ship. He served as Agamemnon's captain in 1793 - 1796. In 1801 the ship took part in the Battle of Copenhagen and 1805 fought at the Battle of Trafalgar. After running aground in the mouth of the Rio de la Plata she was wrecked in 1809.
In the year 1993 the wreck of the Agamemnon has been located. Some artifacts including one of her cannons have been recovered.
There is a comprehensive article about HMS Agamemnon in Wikipedia.
The ship model was built without sails to allow for a better view on the very detailed, impressive rigging. The model shows the blue ensign, like HMS Agamemnon flew in the Battle of Coepnhagen.
This model of HMS Agamemnon is a very beautiful,
fine piece of work, especially in detailing the rigging. It is clearly showing the elegance
of the hull layout.
The ship model is 1 : 64 scale. Length is 130 cm, width 49 cm, height 97 cm.
This model has already been sold. The pictures and the data are shown in the 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.