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1/128th HMS Hood Interwar Semi Kit

1/128th Semi Kit set for HMS Hood circa world war two.

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F/128/10/HOODSK

£ 425.95

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1/128th Semi Kit set for HMS Hood circa world war two.

 

Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Hood
Namesake: Admiral Samuel Hood
Ordered: 7 April 1916
Builder: John Brown & Company
Laid down: 1 September 1916
Launched: 22 August 1918
Commissioned: 15 May 1920
In service: 1920–1941
Identification: Pennant number: 51
Motto: Ventis Secundis (Latin: "With Favourable Winds")[1]
Nickname: Mighty Hood
Fate: Sunk 24 May 1941
Badge: A Cornish Chough bearing an anchor facing left over the date 1859[2]
General characteristics
Class & type: Admiral-class battlecruiser
Displacement: 46,680 long tons (47,430 t) deep load
Length: 860 ft 7 in (262.3 m)
Beam: 104 ft 2 in (31.8 m)
Draught: 32 ft 0 in (9.8 m)
Installed power: 144,000 shp (107,000 kW)
Propulsion: 4 shafts
Brown-Curtis geared steam turbines
24 Yarrow water-tube boilers
Speed: 1920: 31 knots (57 km/h; 36 mph)
1941: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Range: 1931: 5,332 nautical miles (9,870 km; 6,140 mi) at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 1919: 1,433
1934: 1,325
Sensors and
processing systems:
Type 279 air-warning radar
Type 284 gunnery radar
Armament:

As built:
4 × 2 – BL 15-inch Mk I guns
12 × 1 – BL 5.5-inch Mk I guns
4 × 1 – QF 4-inch Mark V anti-aircraft guns
6 × 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes
1941, as sunk:

4 × 2 – 15-inch (381 mm) guns
7 × 2 – QF 4-inch Mk XVI AA guns
3 × 8 – QF 2-pdr "pom pom" AA guns
5 × 4 – 0.5-inch Vickers machine guns
5 × 20-barrel "Unrotated Projectile" mounts
2 × 2 – 21-inch above water torpedo tubes
Armour: Belt: 12–6 in (305–152 mm)
Deck: 0.75–3 in (19–76 mm)
Barbettes: 12–5 in (305–127 mm)
Turrets: 15–11 in (381–279 mm)
Conning tower: 11–9 in (279–229 mm)
Bulkheads: 4–5 in (102–127 mm)
Aircraft carried: 1 fitted 1931–32
1 catapult

HMS Hood  was the last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy. Commissioned in 1920, she was named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood. Hood operated in World War II and was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck in 1941.

This Semi kit includes:

1) 'Beautiful and superbly accurate GRP Hull' (82.5" x 10.5" , 210cm x 27cm) with Plans

2) Brass Running set (Shafts, props and Frames)

3) Fittings:

Forward funnel
Aft Funnel
Hawse Lips
Secondary Director
Standtions and ladders in etched Brass (2frets)
Large carely boats (pack of 10)
Small carely boats (pack of 10)

Main Twin barrel turrets with seperate barrels (Included)

 

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