1/350 Trumpeter French Richelieu Battleship

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1/350 Trumpeter French Richelieu Battleship

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$120.99
$90.74
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SKU:
TRP5311
UPC:
9580208053110

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Description

      1943 Richelieu was launched on January 17th, 1939. As a result of the situation in France after the German offensive, she sailed for Dakar in June,1940. But for some political reasons,she fought against British warships there. Then she rejoined the Allied in 1942 and was refitted in January 1943 at Brooklyn Navy Yard in the USA. She had her radar and AA armament upgraded. Her 37mm and 13.2mm AA armament was replaced by 40mm Bofors and 20mm Oerlikons. This refit was completed in August. Then she was incorporated into the British Home Fleet .With units of this fleet, she participated in an operation against the Norwegian coast in January 1944. After ordered to join the British Far Eastern Fleet, she participated in operations against Japan. After WWⅡ, Richelieu returned to French.

 

Kit Features:

  • Scale  :  1/350
  • Item Type  :  Static Kit
  • Model Brief  :  Length: 707.3 mm   Beam : 95mm
  • Total Parts  :  326 pcs
  • Total Sprues  :  9 pcs sprues plus hull, decks and display stand
  • Paint Schemes  :  Painted with a U.S. Navy camouflage scheme, Measure 32, at the end of the U.S. refit ,in september 1943
  • More Features  :  Full hull version is available  the kit consists of  319 parts in plastic with an additional  one piece hull, decks ,name plate and black display.