This Revell Technik kit features extra parts to add extensive lighting effects to the model. The Flower Class corvettes will always be associated with the Battle of the North Atlantic, even thought they were also used in all theatres of war in World War II.
Alongside other escort ships she bore the main burden of the battle against the German submarines. The escort ships of this class were derived from the collaboration between the British Admiralty and the Smiths Dock Company, which in 1938 had a successful design for a commercial whaler called the Southern Pride. Sixty Flower Class corvettes had been ordered before war broke out and by the end of 1940 at total of 141 of the original design had been ordered.
The first vessel (launched on 24.1.1940) was completed in 5 Months, the subsequent ones at a rate of one every twenty three days. Later these vessels were given a different hull with extended forecastle that improved their thrust and overhang to protect them against the Atlantic seas.In the course of the war the corvettes were equipped, among other things, with radar, more and more powerful anti-aircraft weapon. Total build: 256, Displacement: 940 tons, capacity: 2750 shp, speed: 16 knots, crew: 47 men. Port & starboard navigation lights. The item "Flower Class Corvette Military Ship Revell 172 Scale Technik Lv 5 Model Kit" is in sale since Saturday, November 2, 2019.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Military\Sea". The seller is "xtremegaming_john" and is located in Niagara Falls, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.