|Dimensions L x H x W||32 × 75 × 10 cm|
Wooden ship kit of the HMS Neptune
HMS Neptune is one of the many quality ship model kits in Premier Ship Models’ product range. This particular model ship is one of the kits made by Corel, an Italian manufacturer with more than 40 years of experience in the production of high quality ship kits available to the modeller. Besides the wooden kits, Corel also specialises in manufacturing detailed fittings and materials for model ship builders.
One of the main features and examples of quality of Corel kits is that this and other kits do not consist of almost any plastic parts, only quality wooden material, metal decorations, most parts are made from brass or copper and all parts are carefully laser cut. Premier Ship Models also offers a service of assembling the kit for our customers and dispatch it as a ready to display ship model.
A total of nine ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Neptune, after the Roman god of the ocean. This model ship offered by Premier Ship Models is the first one of them, launched in 1683 and later renamed to HMS Torbay in 1730. She was commissioned as the flagship of Vice-Admiral George Rooke under the command of Captain Thomas Gardiner.
Her major success is participation in the battle of La Hougue in June of 1692, where the English fleet defeated the French fleet. The ship is also known to be one of the most decorated ones of the British fleet. The HMS Neptune model is a detailed replica of the original vessel including details like the 58 cannons. The model contains laser cut keel and frames, all accessories, fittings and clear instructions which will help you to build a perfect ship model kit.