Wooden and resin model with pre-cut pieces to assemble.
The Surcouf, escort of Navy T47 type squadron, sailed at Lorient in 1951, launched in 1953, was put into service from 1955 to 1972.
The first in a series of 18 squadron escorts, the Surcouf has been designed as an anti-aircraft and anti-submarine escort. Armed with 3 x 127mm turrets, 3 x 57mm turrets, 4 x 20mm cannons, 3 x 550mm torpedo tubes and 3 x 550mm anti-submarine torpedo tubes. 128.60 m long, it reached the speed of 34 knots.
On June 6, 1971, around 4 am, off the coast of Cartagena, the Surcouf was approached by Soviet tanker General Busharov, who cut him in half.
Complete hardware included in the kit:
- turrets of 127 and 57 mm
- torpedo tubes, long and short, 4 torpedo cranes
- 20 mm cannon
- front and rear radars
- front and rear rangefinders
- 2 speedboats, 2 boats, 30 rafts
- 4 davits
- 1 rear winch and 4 deck winches
- 2 propellers, propeller shaft tubes and shafts, 2 propeller chairs
- 4 scales of cut
- 1 rudder
- 2 sheets SURCOUF and decal D621
- 25 cabin doors
- front and middle hatches, 12 deck entrances
- 2 projectors, 1 headlight, 1 position light
- 10 buoys Ø 8 mm
- 10 mooring bollards
- 2 pennant holders
- railings (350 cm of brass threads)
- 75 portholes Ø 4 mm
- 75 cm of chain n ° 4
- 2 hawks
- 2 anchors and 2 anchor outlets 8 mm
Model designed to receive radio controlled equipment.
Propulsion: 2 engines (not supplied)
- Length: 1286 mm
- Width: 126mm
- Scale 1/100
Model suplied without glue.
Assembly instructions in English.