Luger "Le Courier" was built at Dunkirk in 1776, two years before the outbreak of war between England and France. Since 1775 in America 13 rebellious provinces began to fight for independence. By 1778 the war in America has acquired a mass character and 6 February the self-proclaimed United States concluded a treaty of alliance with France. As a result, France has brought England ultimatum, demanding to remove British troops from America and the recognition of the independence of the United States.
The ultimatum was of a political nature - neither King of France nor his ministers at the time did not see this is no reason for declaring war England. The reason of the real conflict was the incident in the English Channel June 17, 1778.
This day, the French frigate "La Belle Poule" conducted reconnaissance of the British fleet. The frigate was not one - in the squadron also included the frigate "La Licorne", corvette "L'Hirondelle" and Luger "Le Courier".
It is understood that the British do not like presence of such groups in their banks and they sent for clarification frigate "Arethusa" (Aretyuza) and cutter "Alert". The French refused to explain the reasons of their appearance and it came to clashes between groups. The battle lasted about five hours.Both frigates were severely damaged and out of battle, heading into its ports for repair. But "Le Courier" and "Alert" continued to fight "the board to the board" for another two hours. Standard dial-body of this model kit is made from laser cut keel and frames. Partitioning sheathing boards already done by laser.
For the manufacture of masts in the set you will find round billet, for rigging - threads. All the small details - the kernel, cloves, chains, lifting eyes, rings, blocks, rollers parrel - packed in a plastic box that will be useful for you even after the construction of the model. In the kit comes composing but not cast boat that has already become a hallmark of Chinese manufacturers. In addition, instruction in English! Scale: 1:48, Length: 28,74 inches, Width: 7,09 inches, Height: 36,42 inches.Scale: 1:48, Length: 730 mm, Width: 180 mm, Height: 925 mm. The goods are sent from Russian Federation. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND HAVE A GREAT DAY!! The item "Le Coureur 1776 Wood Model Ship Kit" is in sale since Saturday, January 06, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "dww2000" and is located in Moscow, Moscow.
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