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Combrig Models 1/700 Scale Type L Submarine II Series (L-3), 1933

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SKU:
CG70228WL
$11.95

Description

The Leninets or L-class were the second class of submarines to be built for the Soviet Navy. They were minelaying submarines and were based on the British L-class submarine, HMS L55, which was sunk during the British intervention in the Russian Civil War. Some experience from the previous Dekabrist-class submarines was also utilised. Thse boats were of the saddle tank type and mines were carried in two stern galleries as pioneered on the pre-war Krab, the world's first minelaying submarine. These boats were considered successful by the Soviets and 25 were built in 4 groups between 1931 and 1941. Groups 3 and 4 had more powerful engines and higher speed..

Extra Information

Brand:
Combrig Models
Section:
Ships
Scale:
1/700
Product type:
Model Kits