The Amazon Class frigates of 1773 were fifth-rate, 32-guns British ships with a main battery of 12-pounder guns, plus 18-pound carronades and 6-pounder guns in the quarterdeck and in the forecastle. The designed crew was of 220. It comprised 18 ships; the Amazon, Ambuscade and Thetis were launched in 1773; the second batch - Cleopatra, Amphion, Orpheus, Juno, Success, Iphigenia, Andromache, Syren, Iris, Greyhound, Meleager, Castor, Solebay, Terpsichore and Blonde - were launched in 1779 to 1787.
HMS Ambuscade 1773 (Embuscade 1798 - French)
The HMS Ambuscade 1773 was built at Depford and served in the Royal Navy during the American Revolution. It was captured by the French corvette Bayonnaise in December 1798, when blockading Rochefort, and then brought into French service as Embuscade. The frigate was recaptured by the British in May 1803. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French frigate “Le Succes 1801”.
- One 1/1000 scale model
- Special base with game stats
- 1 ship log
- 1 ship card
- Maneuver cards
In each pack you will find all you need to play with the ship: a special base with gaming stats, a ship log and a specific deck of maneuver cards. The ship base, ship card and ship log are printed on two sides – The game data of a second ship is printed on the back.