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The frigate made famous by the movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, brought to life by Artesania Latina. HMS Surprise was originally built at Le Havre in 1794 as a 350-ton, 32-gun corvette, but in 1796 it was captured by the British Navy and renamed HMS Surprise. She was re-armed and classified as a sixth-rate frigate.