Armed Launch (MA748) Historic Scale Model Boat Kit by Mantua / Panart Model Ship Kits
Length 24-1/2″ Height 18″ Scale 1:17
Plank on Frame Wood Construction
BRITISH ROYAL NAVY 1800
ARMED LAUNCH – Build a scale replica of an 1803 armed launch used by the British Navy to patrol coastal waters and raid larger ships. Kit by Panart employs traditional plank-on-frame construction with laser cut wooden parts. Armament consists of a 4″ brass cannon and two 2″ brass swivel guns. Numerous brass fittings include oar locks, rudder hinges, rings and eyes. Anchor, chain and other fittings are cast metal. Blocks and belaying pins are boxwood; gratings are walnut. Rigging line, rope, silk screened flag and canvas sail material complete the kit.
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