'Commerce de Marseille' (1788) by unknown

'Commerce de Marseille' (1788)


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'Commerce de Marseille' (1788)

Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half block model of the warship 'Commerce de Marseille' (1788), a French 120-gun three decked ship of the line. The hull is carved from a solid block of wood (?) and is painted a metallic copper colour below the main wales. The topsides are painted black, interspersed by the three gundecks highlighted by creamy white horizontal bands. The gunports are let into the hull and painted black. The bow is fitted with head rails just aft of the figurehead (missing) with a stump bowsprit above. All three decks are flush and fitted with stump masts painted an off white colour. The stern is complete with carved galleries, painted black with a rudder below, complete with gudgeons and pintles. The whole model is mounted on a rectangular wooden backboard which is painted a creamy white surrounded by a stained moulded edging. There is a detached plaque which is inscribed "Commerce de Marseille 118, French 1788 Built at Toulon and then the largest ship in the world. Rated as 120 guns in RN but not used. Broken up 1802. Dimensions: - Gundeck 208ft 4in Beam 54ft 9 1/2in".

Original size: 427 mm x 1628 mm x 171 mm

  • Image reference: L0604

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