GB: HMS Ontario, Snow (22 guns), 1780-1780


A snow is a square rigged vessel complemented by a smaller snow/trysail mast aft of the main mast.

HMS Ontario was a snow built and launched onto the Great Lakes during the American Revolutionary War. During her 5 month career she never saw combat and was solely used for ferrying troops, supplies and prisoners. She sank in a storm on the 31st of October, 1780.

Her wreck was discovered in May of 2008, but its location has not been disclosed to the public.

This ship’s download includes both 1/700 and 1/500 “heroic” versions.

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