Revell Technik 1/72 Flower Class Corvette Model Kit

Brand: Revell

Model Number: 00451

Scale: 1/72

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The Revell Technik 1/72 Flower Class Corvette is a plastic ship kit which requires paint, and may require glue, to complete.

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. The main feature of this original design was that in accordance with merchant shipping practice it could easily be built in many small British dockyards and its basic engines could be handled by civilian dockyards.

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. Once it had been decided that corvettes were no longer to be used as coastal escort ship, but on the high seas, some modifications had to be made. 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

Technik Lighting Features:

  • Porthole lights
  • Wheel room lights
  • Port & starboard navigation lights
  • Research spot light
  • Circling radar & light
  • Mast navigation light
  • Morse flashing light
  • All cabins are lit
  • Bow light

Manufacturer: Revell
Model: 00451 Flower Class Corvette
Scale: 1/72

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  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Marilynn Laird

    Technik Flower class Ccorvette

    One word Wow this kit has a package to electrify the ship; with lights and rotating radar antenna. I ordered a bundle with another kit even with extra postage, I also have the platinum kit with photo etch very likely will add to this kit. White Ensign also did a photo etch for this kit. It also appears that they cleaned up the molds. I have the first issue Matchbox kit so was able to compare. Fast service since due to the size it came FedEx. there was enough room in the box that I could have added two more kits or more depending on the size.

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