new from Trumpeter – 1/350 Russian “Tashkent” destroyer 1940 05356

product description:
“Tashkent” was expelled from the shipJanuary 11, 1935Started construction in Italy,November 28, 1937Launching water,October 22, 1939The Soviet Union received service. The design of the Tashkent was an avant-garde at the time. It was one of the few large ships with a speed of more than 40 knots during World War II. After the transformation in 1942, the firepower was even upgraded to the light cruiser level.

During World War II, her main task was to serve as a transport ship for personnel and supplies. Among the Soviet ships that transported supplies to Sevastopol , the Tashkent was quite legendary, and even the Germans knew its name. It was transported dozens of times by the Soviets, and was subjected to the German Air Force. More than 90 air strikes, the German army threw more than 400 bombs and fired 10 torpedoes .

After the withdrawal of the Tashkent to the Naros Base of Novorossiysk, it was completely destroyed on the slipway during the air raid on July 2, salvaged in 1944, and was demolished in 1945 for its unrepaired value.

Product number 05356
product name Russian “Tashkent” destroyer 1940
Bar code 9580208053561
Product ratio 1:350
product type Plastic Model Warship Kit
Model size Length: 399.1mm Beam: 39.1mm
Total number of parts 210+
Metal parts Anchor chain
Etched parts 1 piece
Film film n/a
Resin component n/a
Total number of offsets 6 sprues , hull and decks
Announcement date 2019-06
More description – the kit contains over 210 parts
– the hull made from two-directional slide molds
– Contains display stand
– photo etched parts included