:::: Napoleonic Ships - MERCHANT SHIPS
Code - NS901
Description - CAT NS901
LARGE NORTH EUROPEAN MERCHANT SHIP
Designed by Chapman towards the end of the
eighteenth century the Cat was widely used in
Northern waters. There were various sizes of Cat
produced and the model depicted was designated
as a merchant vessel - 4th class.
Only a small crew of some 25-35 persons was
A light armament was sometimes carried for
protection against privateers -
8 x 6pdr being typical.