Airfix 1/72 Golden Hind Sailing Ship (Re-Issue) Kit
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The Hind was a well armed and nimble galleon, she was originally commissioned as The Pelican and built in Deptford, London, where she was launched in 1577.
She was the flagship of an expedition to explore the regions beyond South America commanded by Drake, with personnel support of Queen Elizabeth of England, Drake's mission became one less of exploration and more of piracy as he wreaked havoc against Spanish interests in the region.
- Launched: 1577, Deptford, London
- Displacement: 300 Tones
- Length: 120ft (37m)
- Beam: 18ft (5.5)
- Draft: 9ft (2.7m)
- Crew: 80 - 85
- Armament: 22 Guns