The Constellation, designed by John Lenthall, was launched in baltimore on September 7, 1797. On February 5, 1799. She was captured the French 36 gun frigate ''LInsurgente'' off the island of Nevis in the West indies. She remained in service until 1854 when she was broken up at Norfolk, Virginia. Re-commissioned in 1940, she served as relief flagship for the Atlantic fleet and the Battleship Division Five from 1941 to 1943. She is currently afloat at Baltimores Inner Harbor.
- Material: Wood
- Hull was inlayed with pieces of rosewood and mahogany
- Includes metal anchors and cannons, authentic crow's nest, intricate rigging, hand-stitched unfurled sails, authentic lifeboats, white stripes alongside the hull, wooden stair, ship bell and many more
- No plastic parts
- Comes on a solid wood base, with metal nameplate
- 100% hand built from scratch using 'plank on frame' construction method like the way the actual ship was built
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