HMS Exeter was the second and last York-class heavy cruiser built for the British Royal Navy during the late 1920s. During World War II she was assigned to patrol South American waters against German raiders. Exeter was one of three British cruisers that fought the German Admiral Graf Spee, in the Battle of the River Plate. She was severely damaged during the battle and sent for repairs.
She then spent most of 1941 on convoy escort before she was transferred to the Far East after the start of the Pacific War in December. In 1942, she was assigned to the Striking Force of the joint American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDACOM. During the Battle of the Java Sea the Exeter was crippled and withdrew. She was intercepted and sunk by Japanese ships at the beginning of March in the Second Battle of the Java Sea.
Heavy cruiser Exeter is the British Royal Navy during World War II York class heavy cruiser ship in the 2nd, is the "Exeter" named after the first four warships. The ship had been hit hard in the 1939 Battle of the River Plate and the German Navy Admiral Graf Spey battleship battle, so accept the modification. After the conversion is completed the ship was sent to the east of India, in 1942, the Battle of Surabaya was sunk by the Japanese navy.
- Scale : 1:700
- Item Type : Plastic Model Warship Kit
- Model Brief : Length: 250.4mm Beam: 25mm
- Total Parts : 190+
- Photo Etched Parts : 1 piece
- Total Sprues : 7 sprues , deck and hull
- More Features : - Hull made from multi-directional slide moulds.
- Deck wood pattern finely rendered
- Contains engraved name plate
- Photo-Etched parts included