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HMS 'Daring' (1844)
Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half block model of HMS 'Daring' (1844), a 12-gun brig. The hull is carved from a solid block of wood (?) and painted a bronze colour below the waterline with black topsides above separated by a thin white line. Along the broadside are seven gunports let in and painted a light brown together with a cathead and channels. The clipper-shaped bow is fitted with headrails and a small half length bust figurehead, above which is mounted a stump bowsprit. The main deck is flush, fitted with two stump masts, and runs aft finishing with a small angled stern and quarter gallery with a rudder below fitted with gudgeons and pintles. The whole model is fitted on a rectangular wooden backboard which is painted a creamy white and surrounded by a stained moulded edging which is inscribed with "(3)" amidships below the keel. There is a detached plaque which is inscribed "200 Daring, 12 gun, 1844 scale 1/48 (1/4" to 1'). A brig built at Portsmouth, sold in 1865. Dimensions: - Gun deck 104ft Beam 31ft. 4 1/2 in".
Original size: 216 mm x 815 mm x 97 mm
- Image reference: L0766-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London