The Greek war of Independence (1821-1827) is mainly known for the naval battle of Navarino. That war was involved numerous actions of the Greek privateers against the Greek and Turkish (Ottoman) ships. These Galliots were very swift, with narrow hull, and shallow draft, which enabled them to anchor unseen inside the narrow gulfs of the Aegean islands, waiting to pounce on the Enemy vessels.
This very detailed and very accurate wooden model ship kit contains pre-cut keel, frames and deck; planking, masts and spars, metal and wooden fittings, wooden inlaid decorations, coth for sails, flags, oars and metal cannons and swivel guns.
Length 21.7″ (55 cm)