Sails of Glory Orient 1791  French SotL Ship Pack

Sails of Glory: Orient 1791 French SotL Ship Pack


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Sails of Glory: Orient 1791 French SotL Ship Pack

 The Concorde Class frigates were fifth-rate, 32-guns, fast and maneuverable ships. They were armed with twentysix 12-pounder long guns on the main battery and lighter pieces of artillery - four 6-pounder guns on the forecastle and two on the poop deck - and were designed for a crew of 280.

 
The HMS Concorde 1783 was a frigate of the Royal Navy that had previously served in the French Navy under the name La Concorde. Captured in February 1783 by HMS Magnificent, it returned to active service under the White Ensign after repairs with the outbreak of war with France in 1793.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British Frigate HMS Unite 1796.
 
 This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play.
 
The Concorde Class frigates were fifth-rate, 32-guns, fast and maneuverable ships. They were armed with twentysix 12-pounder long guns on the main battery and lighter pieces of artillery - four 6-pounder guns on the forecastle and two on the poop deck - and were designed for a crew of 280.
 
The Hermione 1779 became famous in 1780, when she carried General Lafayette, embarked at Rochefort, to the United States to bring help and support (5,500 men and 5 frigates) to the American 
insurgents in the American Revolutionary War guided by George Washington.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French Frigate "Charmante 1777".This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play.
 
The Temeraire Class is the most numerous class of capital ships ever built, with 67 built between 1782 and 1824 for the French navy. These third-rate, 74-guns ships had a designed crew of 700. They were armed with 28 36-Pounder guns in the lower deck, 30 18-Pounder guns in the upperdeck, and 16 8-Pounder guns in the quarterdeck and in the forecastle.
 
 
 
The Commerce de Bordeaux was funded by a "don des vaisseaux" - (fundraising) donation from Bordeaux. She was laid dawn in 1784 and acquired in 1785. Renamed Timoleon in 1794, she took part in the Battle of the Nile under Captain Louis-Leonce Trullet, and was the last fighting French ship of the battle, exploding after three days, on August 2nd.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French Ship-of-the-Line "Duguay-Trouin 1788".
 
Designed to be used with the tactical ship-to-ship game system created by Andrea Angiolino and Andrea Mainini, each Sails of Glory Ship Pack is a ready-to-play model, painted and assembled, 100% compatible with any other Sails of Glory game product. 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.
 
This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play. 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.This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play.
 
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.
 
The HMS Cleopatra 1779 had a long career in the Royal Navy, seeing service during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War, and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. During the latter wars she fought two notable engagements with larger French opponents.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British Frigate "HMS Iphigenia 1779".
 
This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play. The Bellona Class is considered a prototype for the iconic 74-gun ships of the latter part of the 18th century. The Bellona Class had a designed crew of 550 and was armed with 28 32-Pounder guns in the lower deck, 28 18-Pounder guns in the upper deck and 18 9-Pounder guns in the quarterdeck and in the forecastle.
 
The HMS Bellona 1760 was the first of the class, which comprised other four ships were launched from 1760 to 1762. She had a long career, having served in the navy for over 50 years, an unusually long time for one of the old wooden ships.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British Ship-of-the-Line "HMS Goliath 1781".This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play.
 
Carmagnole was launched May, 22nd 1793 at Brest, and she finally wrecked at Vlissingen on November, 9th 1800. On October, 25th 1793 - while sailing on the Atlantic Ocean close to Gascony, under the command of Zacharie Allemand - Carmagnole captured the British ship HMS Thames, that had been attacked and damaged by other French ships the previous day. The HMS Thames was later brought into French service as "Tamise". This ship pack can also be used to represent the French frigate "Sybille 1791". The Proserpine was a 38-gun Hebe-class frigate of the French Navy launched in 1785. She was captured by HMS Dryad on 13 June 1796, after a 45 minute action 12 leagues off Cape Clear Island. The match was even, but the Proserpine made the fatal error of attempting escape, and she was finally forced to surrender with serious losses. She was commissioned by the British Admiralty into the Royal Navy, becoming the fifth rate "HMS Amelia". This ship pack can also be used to represent the French frigate "Dryade 1783". HMS Sybille was originally the 38-gun frigate "Sybille" of the French Navy, launched in 1791 in Toulon. She was captured by the 50-guns HMS Romney in 1794, and commissioned into service in the Royal Navy, where it served until 1833. HMS Sybille participated in several notable ship actions, capturing two French frigates and several privateers and brigs; and she participated in the Battle of Copenhagen, where it bombarded the city. After the Napoleonic Wars, on anti-slavery duties off West Africa from 1827 to 1830, Sybille captured numerous slavers and freed some 3,500 slaves. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British frigate "HMS Amelia 1796". The Montagne, originally called "Ocean", was a French 118-gun first-rate three-decker ship of the line, the lead ship of her class. After several name changes, she became "Montagne" in October 1793. As Montagne, the ship was the flagship of Rear-Admiral Villaret-Joyeuse in the famous battle known as the "Glorious First of June", where she was badly damaged by the HMS Royal Sovereign. In 1795 she was renamed "Ocean" again. She served in the French Navy until 1855. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French ship-of-the-line "Commerce de Marseille 1788". The Orient was an Ocean-class 118-gun French ship-of-the-line. Flagship of the rear-admiral Martin during the Battle of Genoa in 1795, she is mostly famous for its role as flagship of the French squadron during the Invasion of Egypt. During the Battle of the Nile, on August, 1st 1798 - the celebrated victory that made Lord Nelson a hero - the Orient came under fire from five enemy ships; the ammunition storage caught fire and the ship detonated. Her spectacular destruction that day is commemorated by paintings and poems. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French ship-of-the-line "Austerlitz 1808". The Imperial was a first-rate 118-gun French ship-of-the-line of the Ocean class. Designed by Jacques-Noel Sane, she was launched on 1 October 1803 and completed in February 1804 under the name "Vengeur". She was renamed to Imperial in March 1805. The Imperial was the French flagship in the Battle of San Domingo on February, 6th 1806. Severely damaged and surrounded by several British ships, she was beached by her captain to prevent her sinking and capture; a few days later the British set fire to the wreck, destroying it. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French ship-of-the-line "Republique Francaise 1802". The Swan class was a class of 14-gun ship-sloops (even if in fact they mounted, after 1779, 16 guns). The class was designed for the Royal Navy by the Surveyor of the Navy, John Williams. Twenty-three more were ordered between 1773 and 1779; they represented the 'standard' ship-sloop design of the British Navy during the American Revolutionary War, during which eleven of them were lost. Surviving vessels went on to serve during the French Revolutionary War and Napoleonic War. HMS Swan was the lead ship in the Swan class of ship-sloops. She was launched on 21 November 1767. HMS Swan served during the American Revolutionary War, but in 1779 she was converted to an 8-gun fire ship and renamed "Explosion". In 1783, she was reconverted to sloop, and later sailed to the East Indies, Jamaica and the North Sea, where it captured two privateers. She was laid up at Portsmouth in 1801 and sold for disposal in 1814.
 
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British ship-sloop "HMS Fairy 1778". . This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory - Starter Set to play.
 
The French ship Alligator was originally the HMS Alligator, a British 14-gun sloop launched in 1780. In April 1782 she destroyed a French store ship and captured several forts. On her way back to Britain on June, 26th, she encountered the French 32-gun frigate La Fee, off the Scilly Isles, and was captured. Between 1782-83 she was known as Alligator. In October 1783 she became the packet ship Courrier de New-York. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French ship-sloop "Le Fortune 1780". Thorn was the former HMS Thorn, a Swan class vessel built at Mistleythorn, and launched February, 17th 1779. HMS Thorn was coopered and pierced for eighteen guns, but mounted only fourteen 6-pounders. She was captured by two American privateers on August, 25th 1779; then, she became an American privateer with a number of successful engagements and prizes to her name, until the British ship Arethusa re-captured her on August, 20th 1782. This ship pack can also be used to represent the American ship-sloop "USS Atalanta 1781". HMS Royal Sovereign was a 1st rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, the lead ship of the class with the same name; it was the largest warship in the world at the time of her construction. The ship gained a magnificent record of service, notably at the Glorious First of June and at Trafalgar, where she led the Lee column and fired the first British broadsides of the day, simultaneously raking the 112-gun Spanish Santa Ana to port and 74-gun French Le Fougueux to starboard, breaking through the line of Allied vessels. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British first rate ship-of-the-line "HMS Britannia 1762". HMS Royal George was ordered under the name "Umpire", and was built to counter the much enlarged French three-deckers built during the American Revolutionary War. She was renamed in late 1783 for the Royal George lost at Spithead in 1782. HMS Royal George served as the flagship at the Battle of Groix and wore the flag of Admiral Alexander Hood at the Glorious First of June. In 1807 she served as the flagship of Admiral Sir John Duckworth during the Alexandria expedition of 1807. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British first rate ship-of-the-line "HMS Hibernia 1804". HMS Queen Charlotte, a 1st rate of 100 guns, was in service barely a decade before perishing in an accident off Livorno. Before her destruction, however, she saw service as the flagship of Admiral Earl Howe at the Glorious First of June (1794), the first fleet engagement of the French Revolutionary War. The Queen Charlotte broke through the French line astern of the 120-gun Le Montagne, and subsequently engaged, dismasted and finally secured the surrender of the 80-gun French ship of the line Le Juste. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British first rate ship-of-the-line "HMS Ville de Paris 1795".  
 
Designed to be used with the tactical ship-to-ship game system created by Andrea Angiolino and Andrea Mainini, each Sails of Glory Ship Pack is a ready-to-play model, painted and assembled, 100% compatible with any other Sails of Glory game product. 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.