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HobbyBoss 1/350 French Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Voltaire - HY86504
HobbyBoss 1/350 French Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Voltaire - HY86504


 
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Voltaire was one of the six Danton-class semi-dreadnought battleships built for the French Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. Shortly after World War I began, the ship participated in the Battle of Antivari in the Adriatic Sea and helped to sink an Austro-Hungarian protected cruiser. Voltaire was hit by two torpedoes fired by a German submarine in October 1918, but was not seriously damaged. After the war, she was modernized in 1923-25 and subsequently became a training ship. She was condemned in 1935 and later sold for scrap. Kit features 2-piece full hull, deck with engraved and raised detail, anchor chain, detailed superstructure and molded fittings, well detailed ship's boats, filigree masts and yardarms, searchlights, ships cranes, armament (305mm/45 Modele 1906 guns and 240mm/50 Modele 1902 guns, 75mm/65 Modele 1906 guns and 47 mm Hotchkiss guns), display stand and engraved name plate, photoetch accents (railings, ladders and stairs, funnel, cranes, crows nest, superstructure and additional accents). Completed kit is approximately 16.28" long. Decals and 5-view color painting reference for a single ship - includes jack and ensign.