The History

Royal Louis; Three Decker flag ship, of a relief column to the French Admiral Comte De Estaing. During the American Revolutionary War.

Eventually Thirty Five Ships of the line, Nine Frigates, and a large amount of transports were under his command (1778 - 1780).

The Model

Note the Large Royal Ensign. The lanterns are made from old jewelry, wire and beads. Also the officers with lady on deck.

The deck clutter, with coils of rope, rigged blocks and the tiny blocks are smaller than a pinhead, and mostly sail gear.

Activities such as sailors working to unload the boat with its human cargo. Note the lady in the boatswain chair going up the side

The Pictorial