Trumpeter 1/700 French battleship Richelieu (1946) Plastic Model Kit 05751

Trumpeter 1/700 French battleship Richelieu (1946) Plastic Model Kit 05751



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 WW?, Richelieu returned to French
Item No : 05751
Item Name : French battleship Richelieu (1946)
Bar Code : 9580208057514
Scale : 1/700
Item Type : Static Kit
Model Brief : Length:355.5 mm Beam:48.5 mm Height: mm
Total Parts : 366pcs
Total Sprues : 10 sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, waterline plate and stand
Paint Schemes : She sailed for France and arrived in Toulon on 11 February 1946
Released Date : 2008-04
More Features : Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected


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