The Hébé class was a class of six 40-gun frigates of the French Navy, designed in 1781 by Jacques-Noël Sané. Captured by the British Navy on 4 September 1782, the ship became the model for the British “Leda class” frigates. These ships were armed with 26 long 18-pounder guns (later increased to 28), 12 long 8-pounder guns and 4 36-pounder obusiers, and had a designated crew of 300.
Carmagnole was launched May, 22nd 1793 at Brest, and she finally wrecked at Vlissingen on November, 9th 1800. On October,25th 1793 – while sailing on the Atlantic Ocean close to Gascony, under the command of Zacharie Allemand – Carmagnole captured the British ship HMS Thames, that had been attacked and damaged by other French ships the previous day. The HMS Thames was later brought into French service as “Tamise”.
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. This ship pack can also be used to represent the French frigate “Sybille 1791”.
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 with the ship: a special base with gaming stats, a ship log and a specific deck of maneuver cards.
This is not a complete game. You must own a Sails of Glory — Starter Set to play.