It was also used in many other naval battles as well as the'Han-San Naval Engagement' which was one of four major naval engagements worldwide. The name is derived from the Korean word for turtle, (Keo-book-ee). Also because of its shape which resembled that of a turtle.
Along its sides were mounted numerous cannons at each of the many openings as well as one in the bow structure. The item "1/100 Scale Turtle ship Korean WarShip Wood Model Kit" is in sale since Tuesday, June 16, 2009. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "koreakit" and is located in Seoul. This item can be shipped worldwide.