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    French battleship Richelieu (1946) 05751

    The proportional model:1/700
    Browse the number:4500

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    Product introduction:
            Richelieu was launched on January 17th, 1939. As a result of the situation in France after the German offensive, she sailed for Dakar in June,1940. But for some political reasons,she fought against British warships there. Then she rejoined the Allied in 1942 and was refitted in January 1943 at Brooklyn Navy Yard in the USA. She had her radar and AA armament upgraded. Her 37mm and 13.2mm AA armament was replaced by 40mm Bofors and 20mm Oerlikons. This refit was completed in August. Then she was incorporated into the British Home Fleet .With units of this fleet, she participated in an operation against the Norwegian coast in January 1944. After ordered to join the British Far Eastern Fleet, she participated in operations against Japan. After WWⅡ, Richelieu returned to French
    Item No    05751
    Item Name    French battleship Richelieu (1946)
    Bar Code    9580208057514
    Scale    1/700
    Item Type    Static Kit
    Model Brief    Length:355.5 mm   Beam:48.5 mm   Height: mm
    Total Parts    366pcs
    Total Sprues    10 sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, waterline plate and stand
    Paint Schemes "    She sailed for France and arrived in Toulon on 11 February 1946
    Released Date    2008-04
    More Features    Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected