The Flore was built in Brest in 1756 and completed in the Havre in 1757. She participated in the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759, known in France as "Bataille des Cardinaux". In 1761 she was captured by HMS Unicorn English, becoming part of the Royal Navy under the name of HMS Flora.She was sunk by the British in August 1778, when he left Rhode Island, to avoid capture. In 1784, under the name American Flore, she participated in the campaigns of Senegal.
This kit features prefabricated metal and wood components, rigging, cloth sails, flags, wooden stand, and is presented in a luxury box for easy access and sorting during construction. This premium kit includes numerous fittings in brass and/or plastic for a museum quality finish. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though La Flore.
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The item "Genuine, elegant wooden model ship kit by Constructo the La Flore" is in sale since Monday, November 14, 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.