Built by Henry Adams at Bucklers Hard, the Agamemnon 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.
S Agamemnon kit includes a double plank on bulkhead hull, brass cannons, four sheets of detailed brass etched parts, CNC cut walnut/ply components, black and natural rigging hemp, fully detailed full size plans, and a comprehensive construction manual for a museum quality finish. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though the H.
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The item "Finely Detailed, Elegant Wooden Model Ship Kit by Caldercraft HMS Agamemnon" is in sale since Tuesday, December 18, 2018. 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.