Sails of Glory: HMS Prothee 1780 / HMS Argonaut 1782 Ship Pack

Sails of Glory: HMS Prothee 1780 / HMS Argonaut 1782 Ship Pack

Product #ARESGN109C

Regular Price: $21.90

Special Price: $18.99

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Manufacturer: Ares Games

The Artesien class included five French 3rd rate ships of the line, built at Brest to a design of Joseph-Louis Ollivier. They were armed with 64 cannons and had a designed crew of 570-580 men. They were armed with 26 24-Pounder guns in the lower deck, 28 12-Pounder guns in the upperdeck, and 10 6-Pounder guns in the quarterdeck and the forecastle.

After being captured off the coast of Spain by Lord Robert Manners, the Protee was commissioned in the Royal Navy as the third rate HMS Prothee. She was converted to serve as a prison ship in 1799, and broken up in 1815. Eight of her small cannons were purchased by John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland and are currently at Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire. The cannons are still fired on special occasions, such as weddings and the Duke's birthday.

This ship pack can also be used to represent the British Caton Class ship-of-the-line "HMS Argonaut 1782."

Contents:
One 1/1000 Scale Model
Special Base with Game Stats
1 Ship Log
1 Ship Card
Maneuver Cards


Each Sails of Glory Ship Pack is a ready-to-play model, painted and assembled, 100% compatible with any other Sails of Glory game product.

This is not a stand-alone game. A copy of Sails of Glory: Starter Set is required to play.

 

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