::::  Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - MERCHANT SHIPS
Code - NPM01
Description - BARK A typical late 18th century ship-rigged merchantman. A Bark of this size was sea going and used principally in North European waters, but also for ocean voyages. These vessels were designated by Chapman as Bark, merchant vessels 5th Class. They were sometimes armed and the model has 8 x 6 pdr mounted for protection. Crew varied but not more than 40. Colour: Sides natural wood, Deck scrubbed teak.