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TNS AUSTIN tall ship model


The Texas Navy Ship Austin was a sloop-of-war and flagship of the Texas Navy's first known as the Texas.   The ship, constructed in Baltimore by the firm of Shott and Whitney, was commissioned into the navy on January 5, 1840. 

The TNS Austin was 125 feet in length and 31 feet across the beam, with a displacement of 600 tons and a draft of 12 feet.  She carried a crew of twenty-three officers and warrant officers and 151 sailors and marines and was armed with sixteen medium twenty-four-pound cannons, two eighteen-pound medium cannons, and two eighteen-pound long cannons.


This TNS Austin model features:

  • Scratch-built

  • Plank-on-frame, hollow hull (very important)

  • All parts are wooden or metal

        40" long x 26" tall x 10" wide.   $2,800     S & H is $220

        Add light feature  $200             

For display case, please click here: Model Ship Display Case

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