Corvette Classe Flower H.M.C.S. Snowberry

Testbericht des 1/72 Modells von Revell

Corvette Classe Flower, H.M.C.S. Snowberry, 1/72 Maquette Revell 05061

H.M.C.S. Snowberry (K 166) was built by Davie Shipbuilding of Lauzon, Quebec, et it was completed on 30th Novembre 1940. She had been ordered par la Marine Royale Britannique, but on completion was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy et used as a convoy ship in the North Atlantic. In Novembre 1943, assisted by other escort vessels, she sank U-Boot U536 approximately 500 miles west of Cape Finisterre. H.M.C.S. Snowberry spent most of her service life in the North Atlantic et a brief period dans la Manche, before she was returned to the Royal Navy en 1945 et scrapped en 1947.

Contenu

  • Corvette Classe Flower
    • H.M.C.S. Snowberry (K 166)
    • U.S.S. Saucy (PG-65)
  • 4-colour signal flags
  • 15 Marins Britanniques

Évaluation

  • Largest plastic model kit in this scale.
  • 15 crew figurines.
  • Good value for money. Plastic model ships are cheaper than comparable kits made from wood et metal parts. However, the time spent building this kit is the more significant cost factor.
  • 48 pages of modelling et painting instruction.
  • La Corvette de classe Flower peut être convertie en waterline model by cutting the hull at the appropriate level.
  • Very difficult to build, over 620 parts.

Déploiement Historique

  • H.M.C.S. Snowberry (K 166)

Possibilités de Conversions

  • U.S.S. Saucy (PG-65)
  • H.M.S. Bluebell (K 80)

H.M.C.S. Snowberry is a large et very attractive model pour collectionistes, dioramistes et joueurs de guerre. Much patience is required to put more than 620 parts together et paint this large vessel.

Questions Fréquents

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Maquettes des Corvettes de la Classe Flower