100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method. Hundreds of hours was required to finish this model. Completed models contain hundreds of details created by most skillful master craftsmen. Made of exotic wood such as rose wood and mahogany. This model was stained over and over for an evenly smooth surface. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic. Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. Just the perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.
On January 11, 1784 El Cazador sailed from Vera Cruz, Mexico for New Orleans carrying 450,000 pesos of silver Reales. The vessel and its crew disappeared into the winter sea, sinking without a trace. The Spanish needed this shipment to stabilized the weak monetary system in colonial North America. Spain lost Louisiana to Frances Napoleon, who sold It to the United States. On August 2, 1993, the shipwreck of El Cazador was accidentally discovered by Capt. Jerry Murphy of the fishing vessel "Mistake"