Wednesday, 9 July 2014

The Next Napoleonic Ship: "A French 74"

Deep in the depths of a French port, shielded from prying British eyes, a sinister black shape is taking form. Nothing less than a deadly French 74. Intent on challenging the superiority of the Royal Navy, Napoleon himself has decreed a vast naval expansion programme (see below):

Well at least one more ship is under way, even though ever so slowly. Instead of "yellow and black" banding along her sides I am looking forward to painting her "red and black" in the 'French way'!



Sean said...

Those navwar ships are very nice looking. Thanks also for the reviews of the 1/72 stuff. I'd never heard of UM models before.

Geordie an Exiled FoG said...

My pleasure Sean, have a look at the following link: