PHOENIX

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Brigantine “Phoenix” 1:72

The 12-gun brigantine “Phoenix” became part of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in 1787 with a crew of 52. During the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-1792 she took part in several battles including the battle near the Island of Fidonisi and the battle near Tendra Island where she managed to capture a 10-gun Turkish brigantine. During the war with France of 1798-1800 she was used as a transport ship. After the war she sailed between ports of the Black Sea until she was disassembled sometime after 1803 in Nikolaev.

  • Scale 1:72.
  • Assembled dimensions are (LxWxH) 590mm x 220mm x 440mm.
  • All wooden parts are laser cut to simplify assembly.
  • Hull design compensates for material deformations.
  • Double plank-on-bulkhead hull. Final hull planks are made of anigre veneer.
  • Historically accurate cast cannons with Russian Imperial crests.
  • Laser etched deck made of maple veneer.
  • High quality pearwood blocks.
  • Multitude of highly detailed brass parts.
  • Sail plans and cloth for sewing the sails.
  • Silk screen flags.
  • Different diameters of black and tan threads for standing and running rigging.
  • Ship stand with two nameplates, one in English and one in Russian
  • Binnacle.
  • Ship’s boat MK0101 is included.
  • Ship plans (four large sheets) and translated plans in English.
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