Usually lightly armed. Fast vessels, used for reconnaissance and dispatch.
With complements of less than 20 guns, unrated vessels were commanded by lieutenants and comprised sloops, brigs, schooners, cutters, transports, bomb vessels and gunboats.
Sold as complete sets (hull, masts and sails). Sails are ‘set’ are in photo etched brass; rest of kit in white metal alloy.
*Hull supplied unpainted. Photo courtesy of James White.