The Santa Ana was built at El Ferrol (Spain) in 1784.
She was a prototype of a series of 8 ships and carried 112 guns. In
Trafalgar (1805), she fought against the Royal Sovereign. After more
than 3 hours fighting, with over 100 men killed, her rigging destroyed
and surrounded by many British ships, she surrended. But, during the
heavy storm that followed the battle, her crew seized her and the
Santa Ana arrived in Cadiz.
Brass hardware such as eyebolts, stanchions, rings. and hinges
Highly detailed brass bow (figurehead) and stern parts
Detailed construction methods allow modeler to form the hull by
attaching planking strakes to the false keel and frames. Modeler
will want to file and sand the whole hull until you have a compact
and smooth surface. Also, each mast and yard arm are hand sanded
to the correct shape. All deck accessories must be built, painted,
or stained for added realism. Taking the time to do the detail work
will give, a truly realistic boat model and very rewarding building
experience for the modeler.
One Latina 1:87 scale Santa Ana 1784 ship kit. All fittings,
riggings, deck and hull planking strakes, masts, bowsprit, brass
stern moldings, 12-spools of rigging thread, pre-sewn sails,
decal sheet, die-cut sheet showing all die-cut parts, photo
illustrated instruction manual
Varnish, paint, wood putty, carpenter's glue, contact glue, CA glue
debonder, sandpaper, and other miscellaneous building tools.
Length: 1250mm (49.21")
Height: 950mm (37.40")
Beam: 450mm (17.71")
Scale: 1:87 = (1/7" = 1 FT)
Some additional tools that might be helpful to the modeler.
Spring tension pliers
Hand Drill (HCAR0696)
Plank bender (LATR7550)
If paint or varnish is desired for this model, the Humbrol Super
Enamel series can be found under the ARXR prefix.