RATTLESNAKE - The Revolutionary War privateer Rattlesnake was designed in 1779-80 by John Peck, a Boston naval architect. The original Rattlesnake was built in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and in style resembled a miniature frigate, which had a separate quarter deck and forecastle. These features are rather unusual for a privateer. She carried up to 20 guns (probably six and nine pounders), and had a usual complement of 85 men. Privateer action in the North Florida area was intense as Georgia was held by the American Patriots and Florida was held by the British.
Little is known of her career except that it was brief. Late in 1781, she was captured by the British frigate Assurance (44 guns) and taken into the Royal Navy as the Commorant (14 guns). The vessel was unusually fast, and her hull lines were recorded by the British Admiralty after her capture and have come down to us today. Condition: Factory New Operational Status.The Trainz SKU for this item is P12143270. Track: 12143270 - No Location Assigned - 001 - TrainzAuctionGroup00UNK - TDIDUNK. Please note, after seven days our systems may automatically re-list unpaid items. Explain why the item does not meet your expectations and how you would like us to handle the issue.
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The item "Model Shipways 2028 164 Rattle Sanke Wood Model Ship Kit" is in sale since Saturday, August 4, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "trainz" and is located in Buford, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia, South africa, Mexico, New Zealand, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.