Dutch Naval Gunboat Cannoniera Olandese (HPS/797)
Optional Pre-Stitched Sail Set (34213)
This Dutch Naval gun boat took part in the bombardment of Antwerp against the Belgian insurgents. The captain G. Van Speyk refused to surrender himself or his ship so he blew her, together with the crew, from the water on February 5th. 1831. After this tragic event similar vessels were used in 1833 by the Royal Belgian Navy to guard the river Scheldt.
Scale 1:43 Length 760mm
You may also require Super Glue (ref. code AD45)
8151 - Bends metal or wood strip materials. Comes with 3 sets of jaws for square, curved or bent formation.
8150 - Bends strip materials over the roller faces. Great for internal bends. Different roller faces to enable you to choose the degree of bend required.
8155 - Cutting and parring tool. Also holds the keel section of the hull for easier handling during construction.