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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jan 2013 3:47 p.m. PST

"Converted from a merchantman into a light frigate, ALFRED became the first flagship of the new Continental Navy in 1775, flying the Grand Union flag of the United Colonies. John Paul Jones served as a lieutenant on her, the beginning of his brilliant naval career. This is a kit for expert modelers, especially those who love the challenge of square riggers. Based upon the research of Larry Arnot, the instruction book is a textbook on the details of 18th century naval design and outfitting…"

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Anybody had this beauty?

Amicalement
Armand

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