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Richelieu French Battleship (1946) 1:700 Scale

Part No:
TR05751

Price: 26.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 29.69(Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$28.79(Tax Free)




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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.
Scale 1:700, Length 355.5mm

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.

Scale 1:700
Model Brief Length: 355.5 mm Width: 48.5mm
Total Plastic Parts 370pcs
Total Sprues 10pcs sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, decks and waterline plate and display stand
Decal Marking She sailed for France and arrived in Toulon on 11 February 1946
More Features Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected.

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