Hobby Boss 1/350 DKM Navy Type VII-C U-Boat
Brand: Hobby Boss
Model Number: 83505
The Hobby Boss DKM Navy Type VII-C U-Boat in 1/350 scale from the plastic submarine model range accurately recreates the real life German submarine used during World War II.
This plastic submarine kit requires paint and glue to complete.
Type VIIC was a slightly modified version of the successful VIIB. They had basically the same engine layout and power, but were slightly larger and heavier which made them not quite as fast as the VIIB. 5 torpedo tubes (4 at the bow and one at the stern) were installed in all but the following boats; only two bow tubes (U-72, U-78, U-80, U-554 and U-555) and no stern tube (U-203, U-331, U-351, U-401, U-431 and U-651).
The VIIC was the workhorse of the German U-boat force in World War Two from 1941 onwards and boats of this type were being built throughout the war. The first VIIC boat being commissioned was the U-69 in 1940. The VIIC was an effective fighting machine and was seen in almost all areas where the U-boat force operated although their range was not as great as the one of the larger IX types.
Manufacturer: Hobby Boss
Model: 83505 DKM Navy Type VII-C U-Boat
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First class kit
Value for money with super detail
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