During the Revolutionary War (1774 76) private vessels (privateers) were commissioned by the colonial rebel government to prey on British commerce everywhere and to capture, when possible, British ships. At the time of the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin was ambassador to France. These corsairs were the predecessors of the Baltimore Clippers.The ships were painted black so as to be nearly invisible at night. They were named Black Prince and Black Princess. The crew were Portuguese seamen but captained by an American.
They preyed on the British trade in English coastal waters and for over a year nearly destroyed Britains trade with the rest of the world. And plans/instructions for a museum quality finish. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though the. Is best for intermediate builders! Our Ships and Kits Make Great Gifts and Projects!
Add a map to your own listings. The item "Beautiful, Intricate Wooden Model Ship Kit by Mamoli the Black Prince" is in sale since Friday, January 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Other Boat, Ship Models & Kits". The seller is "ageofsail" and is located in San Lorenzo, California.
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