::::  Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - MERCHANT SHIPS
Code - NPM02
Description - CAT The Cat was widely used in Northern waters. There were various sizes of Cat produced and the model depicted, designed by Chapman towards the end of the eighteenth century, was designated as a merchant vessel - 4th class. Only a small crew of some 25-35 persons was carried. A light armament was sometimes carried for protection against privateers - 8 x 6pdr being typical. Colour: Sides natural wood, Deck scrubbed teak.