Printer Friendly Tell a Friend

Tamiya 31460 1/700 Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze (島風) [November 1944]

Tamiya 31460 1/700 Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze (島風) [November 1944]
Price: US$17.00
Code: TAM-31460
Qty:

  • one of the fastest destroyers in WWII: ~40 knots.
  • 6 x 12.7 cm(5 in) Type 3 dual-purpose guns
  • The only Japanese destroyer to be armed with 15 torpedo tubes, firing 61cm (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(武蔵).
  • On 11 November 1944, during the Battle of Ormoc Bay, Shimakaze was attacked and sunk by American aircraft from Task Force 38.
Size/Weight: 29 x 11 x 3 cm / 120g
Availability: [In Stock]
Weight: 0.12 kg
Currency
American Dollar Australian Dollar British Pound Canadian Dollar Danish Krone Euro Hong Kong Dollar Hungarian Forint Israeli Shekel Japanese Yen New Zealand Dollar Norwegian Kroner Singapore Dollar Swedish Krona SEK Swiss Franc Taiwan Dollar Brazilian Real Czech Koruna Polish Złoty Russian Ruble Philippine Peso Mexican Peso Thai Baht
Your Cart
Your shopping cart is empty!