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HMS Belfast (C35) was a light cruiser of the Edinburgh class of the British Navy Class Royal Navy. He was the toughest British light cruiser who joined the World War II battles. It is currently anchored on the River Thames near the Tower Bridge and serves as a museum. This museum, as the last great war cruiser, is run by the Imperial War Museum.
The ship was launched on March 17, 1938 (on St. Patrick's Day) and entered service on August 5, 1939. Shortly after the war began, it was damaged by a mine that damaged its hull and injured several crew members. This crash has left the cruiser out of service for three years. Her best known actions include participation in the Battle of North Cape, where the German battleship cruiser Scharnhorst was sunk and the artillery support of the Normandy landing. The cruiser was also used to support UN forces during the Korean War.
The ship was decommissioned on August 24, 1963, and was purchased for the Imperial War Museum in 1971. It was dragged into the new berth at Symon's Wharf on the River Thames, and on October 21st, on the occasion of the Battle of Trafalgar, it was made available to the public.
The model is built in a scale of 1: 150 and is delivered completely assembled. Laminate hull is already factory fitted with four SPEED DC motors. For easy access to electronics, the model comes with a detachable superstructure made from ABS.
To control the model requires min. 6-channel RC set, the model can be retrofitted with other mock-up features" / p>
This model is supplied to order.