Temporary suspension of EU shipping, view details here.

HMS 'Achilles', 1757.

HMS 'Achilles', 1757.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Unrigged model (scale 1:48) of a typical 60-gun ship. The stern of this model of a two-decker has a single, open balustraded stern-walk with 'open quarters', open acces to the port and starboard quarter-galleries. Stern-walks were introduced again about 1680 for larger vesels. From this date it was usual to have two stern-walks on a three-decker and one on a two-decker.

Image Details

Image Ref.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas