MV 25

French 26 gun naval training ship
(Sc. 1:64 L. 803 mm. H. 565 mm.)

 

Marseille is a 1764 French schooner. Reconstruction carried out on original drawings of that time of a ship meant for shooting training. Equipped with 24 three-pound guns mounted on a special gun-carriage fixed on the board-side and with other 2 guns of retreat of the same gauge. Characteristic are the 2 six-pound fighting guns equipped with a gun-carriage without wheels sliding on a special guide free with a rotation of 180 degrees. Used as gunners training-ship.