Trumpeter 1/700 Richelieu French Navy Battleship 1943

Brand: Trumpeter

Model Number: 05750

Scale: 1/700

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The Trumpeter 1/700 Richelieu French Navy Battleship 1943 plastic ship model accurately recreates the real life French battleship. This plastic ship kit requires paint and glue to complete.

The French battleship Richelieu was launched on January 17th, 1939. As a result of the German invasion of France she left Brest and sailed for Dakar in June 1940. Initially she fought for the Vichy Regime against Allied shipping but joined the Allies in 1943, refitting at Brooklyn Navy Yard in the USA. She had her radar and AA armament upgraded. Her 37mm and 13.2mm AA armament being replaced by 40mm Bofors and 20mm Oerlikons. This refit was completed in October 1943 and she was incorporated into the British Home Fleet, susequently participating in an operation against the Norwegian coast in January 1944. After being ordered to join the British Eastern Fleet, she participated in operations against Japan until the end of the war. She was scrapped in September 1968 in Genoa.

Manufacturer: Trumpeter
Model: 05750 Richelieu French Navy Battleship 1943

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