At the time of the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin was ambassador to France. These corsairs were the predecessors of the Baltimore Clippers. They were named Black Prince and Black Princess. The crew were Portuguese seamen but captained by an American. They preyed on the British trade in English coastal waters and for over a year nearly destroyed Britain's trade with the rest of the world.Length: 520 mm, Height: 350 mm. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats & Ships". The seller is "modelexpo33020" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.