Length: 27.55" (70 cm)
Width: 8.26" (21 cm)
Height: 20.07" (51 cm)
As the setting of many of the beloved Aubrey-Maturin book series by Patrick O'Brian, the HMS Surprise is a legendary vessel in naval history.
- A wooden HMS Surprise ship model with copper plated hull.
- This HMS Surprise ship has very detailed figurehead and stern decorations.
The frigate model Surprise is supported by a solid wooden stand.
- A handcrafted HMS Surprise ship model.
- Sold fully built and ready for display.
Not a kit.
- Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.
Models are shipped via DHL and shipping costs are as follows:
UK mainland and Northern Ireland @ £10.50
The Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands @ £35.10
The USA @ £150.00
Please email us to request a delivery charge to your country.
INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.
DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland.
HMS Surprise played a central role in the 2003 film "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World," which was based on several books in the Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian. In the film, HMS Surprise, under the command of Captain Jack Aubrey (played by Russell Crowe), is sent on a mission to intercept and capture a French privateer, the Acheron, during the Napoleonic Wars.
The film features several thrilling naval battles between the two ships, showcasing the intricate tactics and strategies used in naval warfare during the era. The portrayal of life aboard HMS Surprise is also a major focus of the film, with the crew depicted as a tight-knit community with a strong sense of duty, loyalty, and honor.
HMS Surprise herself is depicted as a powerful and agile ship, with the ability to outmaneuver and outgun her opponents. The ship's role in the film, combined with its rich history as a British frigate, has helped to cement its status as an enduring symbol of naval excellence and heroism.