Here is the first unit of sailors. I intend to use these as British, although they could be anything.
The figures are a mix of manufacturers. The ones with big guns are by Brigade Games and, not surprisingly are called Pirates with Big Guns.
|From Brigade Games site|
The officer and midshipman are from Black Scorpion.
An article in Military Modelling from 1997 has a solid (but not astounding) article on uniforms of HEIC naval officers.
|Misleading article title - it deals with naval uniforms only|
|Officer c 1800 from Military Modelling article|
As usual, painted by Peter, based by me ( basing isn't quite finished yet).
|1896 picture of SYW engagement between French & British in India|