Sir Thomas also drafted the plans for H. She was launched in 1781 after four years of building. Agamemnon became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy. It was in Agamemnon that Nelson lost the sight of his right eye during the siege of Calvi in 1794.
He also met Lady Hamilton while on a diplomatic visit to Naples in 1793. Agamemnon was at the centre of events through three of the most turbulent decades of British Naval history. Fighting battles at Saints, Copenhagen and Trafalgar. She later served in the West Indies participating in the battle of Santo Domingo, and then in South American waters, until she was wrecked in Maldonado Bay off the coast of Uruguay in 1809.
Divers are now excavating the wreck after her recent discovery. The HMS Agamemnon Launcha del Capitan Nelson kit is a traditional plank-on-frame construction. The kit includes a factory laser pre-cut keel and all main frame parts, with the highest quality planking (iroko, african walnut, and exotic samba wood).The fittings are diecast metal, old style burnished or in real turned brass. Fully sewn sails and a detailed set of directions give you to opportunity to create a museum-quality replica of this historical vessel. This brand new kit comes with detailed instructions, "HMS Agamemnon Launcha del Capitan Nelson" is best for beginning builders! Add a map to your own listings. The item "Beginner Friendly Wooden Model Ship Kit by Disar the HMS Agamemnon Launcha" is in sale since Tuesday, November 22, 2016. 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.