Whole rigged model of a Revenue Cutter

Made:
1775-1800 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Contemporary model, scale 1:30, rigged, of a large Revenue Cutter, 1775-1800, United Kingdom

Model, scale 1:30, whole, rigged, Prisoner of War model of a naval cutter c. 1790. Cutters, fast sailing vessels much used for patrol and dispatch services in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, were introduced into the Navy about 1750. This model represents one of the larger naval cutters of about 150 tons burden, with a gun deck length of 69 feet and an armament of 12 guns. It is similar to the 'Expedition', built at Dover, 1778.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1877-417/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton (fibre), glass and wood (unidentified)
type:
warship
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation

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