Product images of HMS 'Rover' (1832); Warship; 18 gun sloop
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HMS 'Rover' (1832); Warship; 18 gun sloop
Scale: 1:48. Full hull model of HMS 'Rover' (1832), an 18 gun sloop. Model is decked and equipped. The lower hull has been painted to depict copper sheathing, whilst above the waterline it is black. The deck is painted and lined to indicate planking, with cream coloured inwales. There are fixtures and fittings: Capstan, bilge pump, chimney for galley stove, windlass on forecastle deck and two deck gratings along the centre line, around which are stored the shot. One support survives for the ships wheel, the wheel itself is missing. The bow is decorated with a half bust figurehead and painted flags on the trail boards. The aftermost gun ports are filled and on the inboard face are painted a series of flags and pendants. The model is mounted on two turned wooden pillars on the keel and supported by two metal rods around the bilge, all of which are secured to a wooden varnished baseboard with bun feet.
- Image reference: D7353
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London