This is Museum-quality, Fully Assembled model of the USS Constellation. The model is 100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method like the way the actual ship was built. Great master craftsmen have spent more than 100 hours to finish it. The hull was inlayed with pieces of rosewood and mahogany. This replicas amazing details include metal anchors and cannons, authentic crows nest, intricate rigging, hand-stitched unfurled sails, authentic lifeboats, white stripes alongside the hull, wooden stair, ship bell and many more. No plastic parts! Comes on a solid wood base, with metal nameplate.
The Constellation, designed by John Lenthall, was launched in Baltimore on September 7, 1797. On February 5, 1799 She was captured the French 36 gun frigate "LInsurgente" off the island of Nevis in the West Indies. She remained in service until 1854 when she was broken up at Norfolk, Virginia. Re-commissioned in 1940, she served as relief flagship for the Atlantic fleet and the Battleship Division Five from 1941 to 1943. She is currently afloat at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.