Amphitrite 1/75

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AMPHITRITE
corvette 1827 - 1851

Build at the Rijkswerf in Flushing in 1827 and launched on June 22, 1830.
Dimensions: 39 x 10.5 x 4.11 Dutch. Ellen. 850 tons wv. Armament: 32 pieces (later 20 pieces)

- 1830 in action for Antwerp.
- From 1831 to 1835 service in the Dutch East Indies where she took part in the expedition to the Lampongs with MEERMIN and HELDIN

- 1837 the armament was reduced to a corvette of 20 pieces (18 short guns of 30 lb. and 2 of 12 lb.). Was part of the training squadron
- 1838 a voyage to Dutch New Guinea. The following year she traveled to the West.

- 1851 taken out of service in Curaçao, because the AMPHITRITE was deemed unsuitable to return to the Netherlands.


The model (1/75 scale) shows the ship as 20 gun corvette.

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great looking model - and very realistic (planking, sails etc.)
I would like to see some more photois of this model..... would be great to see more details etc.
 
I would like to see the finals with the plastic removed so that I can add this to the Gallery.
 
AMPHITRITE
corvette 1827 - 1851

Build at the Rijkswerf in Flushing in 1827 and launched on June 22, 1830.
Dimensions: 39 x 10.5 x 4.11 Dutch. Ellen. 850 tons wv. Armament: 32 pieces (later 20 pieces)

- 1830 in action for Antwerp.
- From 1831 to 1835 service in the Dutch East Indies where she took part in the expedition to the Lampongs with MEERMIN and HELDIN

- 1837 the armament was reduced to a corvette of 20 pieces (18 short guns of 30 lb. and 2 of 12 lb.). Was part of the training squadron
- 1838 a voyage to Dutch New Guinea. The following year she traveled to the West.

- 1851 taken out of service in Curaçao, because the AMPHITRITE was deemed unsuitable to return to the Netherlands.


The model (1/75 scale) shows the ship as 20 gun corvette.

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Hallo @Baco
we wish you all the BEST and a HAPPY BIRTHDAY
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How is your work on the Prins from Oranje going? Maybe time for an update?
 
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