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Pirate Corsair (late 1600’s)


Vessel type: Brigantine rigged sailing ship

Designer: Unknown, but evolved from West European ship types

Builder: Unknown, typically Western Europe or the Americas, but possibly as far East as India

Keel Laid: Unknown but typical for the late 1600’s

Date Deliver: Unknown

Date Modified: Unknown, but vessels of this type were often built as cargo ships and then modified to a pirate ship

Date Scrapped: Unknown

Length on deck:

Length over all: Approximately 200 feet

Beam: Approximately 70 feet across the main yard.



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Construction Material: Wood

Rig Type: Brigantine

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Propulsion Plant: None

Horsepower: N/A

Cruising Speed: About 8 knots

Maximum Speed: About 11 knots under the best conditions

Armament: 14 main deck mounted muzzle loading guns, and small arms

Vessel Description

Vessel History

Technical Model Description

Model Scale: 1:80

This model was built from an Ocio Creative kit in 2007. The model is plank on frame (bulkheads)

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