Paddle Steamer Gun Boat 'Foudroyant'. From the transitional period, two masts equipped with sails. These paddle steamers were found to be to vulnerable in combat as war machines, also a great amount of space was taken up by the paddles. They were used instead to tow a string of conventional Man of War ships. This is a water-going craft, painted with rust-proofing paints, designed and built by John Cervenka. Electrically operated, access by lifting the centre cabin. Length 1000mm. Design number 455 - #1241 - edition 1, dated 2010. Excellent.