Granado (AM1300/02)

$499.00

Scale: 1:64 Length: 80 cm

Description

Launched on the 22nd of June 1742 to augment the fleet of bomb vessels during the war of the Austrian succession, the Granado was a vessel with exceptionally fine lines, originally intended as a Sloop with the task of policing merchant traffic off the French coast and intercepting smugglers and pirates off the east coast of Britain, she was converted into a bomb vessel in 1756. The Granado performed admirably in her new role and was victorious in several battles. She was fitted with two 13 inch mortars, 4-pounder carriage and anti personnel swivel guns.

Additional information

Weight 20 lbs