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Hasegawa Z29(40029) 1/350 IJN Destroyer Shimakaze (島風) "Late Type"

Hasegawa Z29(40029) 1/350 IJN Destroyer Shimakaze (島風) "Late Type"
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Code: HAS-Z29

  • one of the fastest destroyers in WWII: ~40 knots.
  • Six 127 mm(5 in) Type 3 dual-purpose guns
  • The only Japanese destroyer to be armed with 15 torpedo tubes, firing 610 mm (24 in) Type 93 "Long Lance" torpedo.
  • In June 1943, Shimakaze evacuated Japanese troops from Kiska Island (Aleutian Islands campaign).
  • In June 1944, participated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
  • In October 1944, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Shimakaze rescued the survivors from the sunken battleship Musashi.
  • On 11 November 1944, during the Battle of Ormoc Bay, Shimakaze was attacked and sunk by American aircraft from Task Force 38.
Upgraded Parts: QG57; QG58
Size/Weight: 44 x 24.5 x 7 cm / 560g
Availability: [Sold Out]
Weight: 0.56 kg
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