The "HMS Belfast" cruiser is a British Royal Navy's "Edinburgh" class light cruiser. It served in World War II and is now parked near the Tower Bridge on the Thames in London. It is a museum for people to visit. It is an Imperial War Museum. Jurisdiction.
åÊThe "Belfast" was started in 1936. It was launched in 1938 and has a displacement of 13,175 tons. Each of the two three-unit main artillery turrets is equipped with 12 six-inch (152 mm) caliber guns built by the Royal Navy. The largest light cruiser. The ship was brilliant in World War II and participated in the battle including the sinking of the German battle cruiser (or light battleship) "Sharn Horst" and the Tungsten Action, Neptune Action and Zipper Action (not implemented). In the final stages of the European war, the ship was unwittingly discovered by a German XXI-class submarine in the North Sea. Fortunately, the submarine captain did not launch an attack because the war was coming to an end.
åÊThe ship also participated in the Korean War and used guns to provide fire support to the United Nations forces on the shore.
åÊThe ship was retired in 1963 and was opened to the public at the Symon's dock in the London Pool on the upper reaches of the Tower Bridge from the 1971 Trafalgar Battle Day. It is the second warship in the UK to be retained in the name of the country.
Product No. Item No 05334
Product Name Item Name British Royal Navy "Belfast" Cruiser 1942
Barcode Bar Code 9580208053349
Product Scale Scale 1:350
Product Type Item Type Static Kit
Model Size Brief Length: 562.8mm Beam: 87.8mm
Parts Total Parts 520+
Metal Parts Metal Parts chain
Etched Parts Photo Etched Parts 1 piece
Film Film Film Parts n/a
Resin Parts Resin Parts n/a
Total Number of Totals Total Sprues 11 sprues and decks
Published Date Released Date2013-06More
Description More Features "Hull
-hull split into two partsåÊ
- Deck wood pattern finely rendered
-Contains 2 MK.1 aircraft.
display stand and engraved name plateåÊ
- Photo-Etched parts included"
Plastic model kit. Glue, paint and finishing supplies not included.
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