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Ship model HMS Vanguard, a 74-gun ship of the line of 1787  Ship model HMS Vanguard, a 74-gun ship of the line of 1787

 

Ship model HMS Vanguard, a 74-gun ship of the line of 1787

 

Ship name HMS Vanguard
Scale 1 : 72
Length 117 cm
Width 50 cm
Height 92 cm
Material hull Wood
Photos 1 Total views
Photos 2 Views of details
Price sold
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HMS Vanguard, Nelson's flagship at the Battle of the Nile in 1798


HMS Vanguard was an English 74 gun ship of the line that was launched at Deptford in 1787. She belonged to the Arrogant Class type of 74 gun ship. She was Admiral Nelson's flagship at the Battle of the Nile on 1 August 1798, when he defeated the French Mediterranean fleet.

There is a fine article in Wikipedia about HMS Vanguard and her role in that battle.

  

The HMS Vanguard model, photos, description and dimensions
 

This model of HMS Vanguard is a very beautiful piece of work, showing many details of hull and rigging. It is an elegant ship model. It was built without sails to allow for a better view on the very detailed, impressive rigging.

The ship model is 1 : 72 scale. Length is 117 cm, width 50 cm, height 92 cm. The ship can be taken out of the stand, i.e. for transport, or to place it just on a flat surface, stabilized by two tiny wedges, like this model of the Royal Louis (see the two photos below).

Have a 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. Click images to enlarge!

 

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.


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