HMS Victory Museum Quality Model
Hand-Model in Mahogany with Plank on Frame Construction, Triple Decker, Brass Nameplate
First Rate Ship-of-the-line (Lord Nelson’s Flagship at Trafalgar in 1805 – where Nelson was killed by a sniper / defeating the French & Spanish navies).
Took 2000 Oak Trees or 60 acres of forest to build at a cost of 63,176 pounds
3-Mast Full Square Rig / 27 miles of rigging / 37 sails / 4 acres of sail / 850 Crew to run in wartime / 104 Guns / 11 knots full speed / 205’ from waterline to top of main mast)
Served in American War of Independence, The French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars.
2162 Ton Displacement
Keel laid 1759 / Launched in 1765
Took hundreds of hours of labour to build this museum quality ship
Note: the actual size of the ship in Portsmouth Harbour = 226’ (bowsprit to taffrail) x 52’ beam x 28’9” High
App: 37” Wide x 14″ Deep x 33″ High