80-guns Bucentaure / Tonnant Class Ships-of-the-Line

Ship Pack

The Bucentaure class ships of the line were a class of twenty–one 80–gun third rates, designed for French Navy by Jacques–Noël Sané. These powerful ships had a designed crew of around 500, and they were armed with 30 36–Pounder guns in the lowerdeck, 32 24–Pounder guns in the upperdeck, 18 12–Pounder guns in the quarterdeck.

The Tonnant class was a group of eight 80-gun third rates, designed for French Navy by Jacques–Noël Sané. These powerful ships of the line had a designed crew of around 780, and they were armed with 30 32–Pounder guns in the lowerdeck, 30 24–Pounder guns in the upperdeck, 18 24–Pounder guns in the quarterdeck, 2 12–Pounder guns in the forecastle.

Bucentaure 1803 / Robuste 1806

Bucentaure was the lead ship of her class and was the flagship of Vice–Admiral Latouche Tréville, died on board on 18 August 1804. Vice–Admiral Villeneuve hoisted his flag on 6 November 1804 and on board he hosted the Franco–Spanish war council at Cadiz. At the Battle of Trafalgar she was commanded by Capt. Magendie and defeated by Admiral Nelson's HMS Victory, losing 197 men and with 85 wounded and after three hours of fighting, she surrendered to HMS Conqueror.

This ship pack can also be used to represent the French Bucentaure class ship of the line “Robuste 1806”.

Neptune 1803 / Ville de Varsovie 1808

The Bucentaure class ship Neptune was launched at the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars. After missions on the West Indies, she was used against the British in Mediterranean Sea. During the Battle of Trafalgar she was engaged by Nelson himself, and she dueled with several British ships, surviving the battle. She later became part of the Spanish fleet, named Neptuno, after Spain declared war to France, and spent most of her life under the Spanish flag.

This ship pack can also be used to represent the French Bucentaure class ship of the line “Ville de Varsovie 1808”.

HMS Malta 1800 / HMS Tonnant 1798

The Tonnant class ship HMS Malta previously served with the French Navy as the “Guillaume Tell”, until she was captured in the Mediterranean Sea by the British Navy during the blockade of Malta. As Guillaume Tell, she took part in the Battle of the Nile, becoming one of only two French ships to escape the destruction of the fleet, and took refuge at Malta, where was captured. After her capture, she sailed in the British Navy for 40 years, with missions in the Channel, the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

This ship pack can also be used to represent the British Tonnant class ship of the line “HMS Tonnant 1798”.

This is not a complete game.
You must own a Sails of Glory Starter Set to play.

Designed to be used with the tactical ship–to–ship game system created by Andrea Angiolino and Andrea Mainini, each Sails of Glory® Ship Pack is a ready–to–play model, painted and assembled, 100% compatible with any other Sails of Glory game product.

In each pack you will find all you need to play the ship: a special base with gaming stats, a ship log and, a special deck of maneuver cards. The ship base, ship card and ship log are printed on two sides - the game data of a second ship is printed on the back.

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