Built as a floating siege engine able to withstand the recoil of shell-firing mortars, the Granado was one of twelve bomb vessels supplementing the depleted British fleet at the outbreak of the War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739.
This volume look at the making of ten model ship projects including the Bellona, Unicorn, Bounty, San Felipe, Pride of Baltimore, a cross section on the Victory and more. 192 pages 250 photos and drawings. Paperback. An excellent reference source.