King of Prussia (SM 62) King of Prussia 1:42 scale L 745mm H 630mm W 320mm
This ship was named after it’s owner, John Carter, who was known by his nickname “The King of Prussia”. As a child, Carter enjoyed playing “war” with his brothers and always pretended he was Frededrick the Great, the King of Prussia. Carter became a famous smuggler, operating from Cornwall from 1777 to 1807.
Corel’s wooden model kit features a plank-on-bulkhead construction with double planking. This gives the hull a strength, and allows for nicely shaped hull and planking finish. The kit includes all major structural parts from pre-cut wood. A parts tray holds all the wood, brass, and cast metal fittings. The kit also includes silk screened flags, sail cloth material, rigging line, and 10-sheets of plans for clear construction. Also includes a wooden display base.
The completed kit builds into a 1:42-scale model that measures just over 29″ long and just under 25″ high. It is recommended only for those with extensive ship modeling experience.
To view our entire catalog of ship kits, please click here.
For a good reference on building model ships, please click here.
Have questions about any of our products? Please don’t hesitate to contact us!