Alfred (BJ-K1020) Length 18-1/2″ / Scale 1/8″
The first American Flagship, 1775. Alfred was converted from a merchantman into a light frigate and became the first flagship of the new Continental Navy in 1775, flying the Grand Union flag of the United Colonies.
This was John Paul Jones’ first command.
The kit is for well experienced modelers. It is a solid hull kit and has all the challenges of square riggers.
The instruction book is a textbook on the details of 18th century naval design and outfitting based on the research of Larry Arnot.
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