HMS Granado bomb vessel 1742Kit
as a sloop by the great naval architect Thomas Slade, who also designed the H.M.S.
Victory, Granado was launched on June 20, 1742. She worked at intelligence gathering
and intercepting smugglers and privateers. With the impending Seven Years' War,
the Admiralty converted her to a bomb vessel in 1765. As a bomb vessel she performed
her duties admirably and ended her career with the close of the Seven Years' War
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#195-916-5 Plank on frame construction. The Granado is an accurate
scale replica, based on original Admiralty plans still in existence. This Double-planked
kit uses laser-cut birch for keel and bulkheads. High quality walnut for timberheads,
rail supports, rudder and other wooden parts. Fittings package consists of walnut
belaying pins, blocks and deadeyes, gilded metal canon, brass swivel guns, blackened
metal anchor and three diameters of rigging line. Decorations include cast metal
stern ornamentation and figurehead, brass strops and pintles, pillars and quarter
badges, plus many intricately photo-etched brass detailing. Seven sheets of one-to-one
plans, illustrated English instructions and parts list facilitate in building
a fine Granado ship model. Wooden display cradle is also included.
Length: 31-1/2"(000mm) Height: 23-3/4"(000mm) Scale: 1/64
US$535.00 on special US$498.95
Please include and charge me for the glues required.
Please pick the paints for me. (Acrylic paints. US$2.50 each)
building tools: specialized tools to aid in planking & rigging.
Please note: Our minimum order is US$25.00
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