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Black Seas French Navy paint set
French hulls were usually yellow or red, with black stripes, sometimes with blue details. We have used a light shade of yellow for our French and added an upper blue stripe on most of the ships to unify the look...
Black Seas US Navy paint set
During and immediately after the American War of independence the colours of the hulls would either be quite generic like wood or white with black stripes or would follow the British colours. Later on, they started adopting a black hull...
Black Seas Spanish Navy paint set
Spanish ships followed various different patterns similar to the French and the British. However, Spanish captains favoured a red or maroon hull with black stripes. They could also add some blue details, especially on the stern of the ships. Like...
Black Seas Royal Navy paint set
The Royal Navy favoured black for their hulls with one, two or three stripes painted in yellow ochre (described as “baby puke yellow” at the time) which did not necessarily run along the lines of the gun ports. In the...