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Osprey: Constitution vs Guerriere

Frigates during the War of 1812 View in Store Code: DUE 19 Author: Mark Lardas   Famed as a classic naval duel, a one-on-one clash between two sailing frigates offered the victor immeasurable fame and glory. During the War of 1812, the Royal Navy and United States Navy squared off in four such duels, the…

Black Seas, Profiles

Spotlight: Battle of the Nile

Today we’re heading back to 1798 to the Battle of the Nile, where Nelson scored a famous victory that secured the Royal Navy’s dominance on the seas. Also known as the Battle of the Aboukir Bay, the Battle of the Nile marked a turning point in strategic naval dominance for the British in the war….

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Black Seas: Sails and Ratlines

Sails and Ratlines allow you to add an incredible level of detailing to the miniatures in Black Seas. The sheets are now available separately. The sails are printed, laminated and pre-cut. They look great on the models (after all they were painted by artist Peter Dennis!) and require very little effort to be added to…

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Black Seas: 3rd Rates Squadron

The 3rd Rates Squadron sails into Black Seas. A fine addition to a fleet of any nation; they harboured a great balance between power and manoeuvrability. A 3rd rate ship, as defined by the British rating system, was a ship of the line which mounted between 64-80 guns. Usually, this would mean two gun decks….