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  1. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    HMS Fairy (1778 - 1811)









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    HMS Fairy was a 14 gun ship-sloop of the Swan Class and was built at the Royal Dockyard, Sheerness.

    The Swan Class was a group of 25 ship-sloops designed by John Williams, Surveyor of the Navy, of which 11 were built in Kent shipyards. HMS Fairy was the last of three ships of the class to be built at Sheerness. The Swan Class were noted for the lavish scale
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  2. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    Two for the price of one today.

    Proserpine/HMS Amelia.




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    Proserpine was a 38-gun Hébé-classfrigate of the French Navy launched in 1785 and captured by HMS Dryad on 13 June 1796. The Admiralty commissioned Proserpine into the Royal Navy as the fifth rate, HMS Amelia. She spent 20 years in the Royal Navy, participating in numerous actions in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, capturing
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