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Fenix (1749); Warship; Spanish; 80 guns

Ship models

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Collection Ship models, Sailing warships
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsGibraltar (captured 1780), Fenix (1749)

Object details:

Object ID SLR0480
Description Scale: 1:48. A contemporary (?) half block model of the Fenix (1749), a Spanish 80 gun two-decked ship of the line. A plaque is inscribed "Fenix 80 Spanish, 1749 Built at Havana. Captured in 1780 and renamed Gibraltar. Hulk 1813. Broken up 1836 Dimensions: - Gundeck 178ft 10 3/4in Beam 53ft 3 1/4in". The number "(19)" is on the backboard.
Date made circa 1780?

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials wood; metal: brass; paint; coating: gilt
Measurements Overall model: 407 x 1375 x 167 mm; Backboard: 472 x 1474 x 23 mm
  • Fenix (1749); Warship; Spanish; 80 guns (SLR0480)
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