£225.00 – £282.00
( Post and Packing not included)
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
- Ship’s boat MK0101 is included.
- Ship plans (four large sheets) and translated plans in English.