Gunboat No.156

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By: WAR of 1812, Richard S. Glanville

The model was re-constructed from plans by Colan Ratliff, as she appeared on December 14, 1814 at the Battle of Lake Borgne, New Orleans, under the command of LT Thomas ap Catesby Jones. She carried 1-24 pounder long gun; 4-12 pounder carronades and 4 swivel guns. The model shows the boarding nets in the raised position to fend off the boarding of attacking British Marines from their long boats. This model was commissioned by the Washington Navy Yard.

Model type: Naval, Sail, War of 1812
Scale: 1/4" = 1'
Size: 24 ½” x 9 1/2" x 23 ½”
Class: A

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