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bruce d

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Found this image in the Library of Congress online:

 

 

 

British gunboat under sail on Lake Champlain.png

The description says 'Drawing shows a British gunboat under sail on Lake Champlain with a view of Crown Point, New York in the background. '  It is dated circa 1759.

Any ideas about the identity or class of the 'British gunboat'?

Edited by bruce d

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They basically used those as waterborne gun emplacements.  Something similar was used during the US Civil War.

Mark
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Thanks guys, much appreciated.

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STAY SAFE

 

A model shipwright and an amateur historian are heads & tails of the same coin

current builds:

HMS Berwick 1775, 1/192 scratchbuild; a Slade 74 in the Navy Board style

Mediator sloop, 1/48 - an 18th century transport scratchbuild 

French longboat - CAF - 1/48, on hold

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