Product images of HMS 'Castor' (1832)
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HMS 'Castor' (1832)
Scale: 1:16. A model of the circular stern of HMS 'Castor' (1832), warship; 5th rate; 36 guns, made entirely in wood and painted in realistic colours. The hull is painted black with a broad white stripe along the main gundeck which encompasses the stern gallery. Four gunports are depicted on the main gundeck with a further four on the poop. All the gunports are shown open with no lids, their inner faces painted red. The two stern quarter galleries have white painted details and three windows. There is provision for five windows at the stern, the inner faces painted red and a further four windows on the poop. The inboard hull is painted white and is devoid of detail apart from the provision of the entry ports for the two stern quarter galleries. There is a metal fixing for a rudder.
Original size: 362 mm x 703 mm x 771 mm
- Image reference: L0298
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London