HMS Diana – 18th Century Spanish Frigate launched on the 10th of March 1792. It formed part of the series of frigates known as “Mahonesas”, as they had been built in the city of Mahón.
Diana had a very long and active career , the highlight being on August 1795 when on patrol duty, accompanied by her sister ship Seahorse and the frigate Unicorn, they captured the Dutch East Indiaman Cromhout,.
Diana was accidentally destroyed by fire in dry-dock at Willemsoord.
Using historical photographs, drawings or original plans our model is meticulously handcraft with highly quality wood from scratch to the most accurate of detail. They are built to scale and are 100% hand built, individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.