1/144 Royal Navy 21” MKVIII Torpedoes x4

  • $21.50
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

1/144 Scale Royal Navy 21” MKVIII Torpedoes x4. Highly detailed models created from plans and by using many reference photographs (taken at Priddys Hard Portsmouth and Liverpool Maritime Museum) to make these the most accurate and detailed 21” MKVIII Torpedoes available. Can be used in conjunction with Micro Master 1/144 Scale Quad Torpedo Tube Launcher.

  • 4x Torpedoes
  • Details include: Twin Screws, Hex nuts, Rivets, Fins, Access Plating, Lifting Eye and Fueling Ports.


HISTORICAL DATA
The Mark VIII was the first burner-cycle torpedo in service. The principal World War II version was the Mark VIII** and this torpedo was used far more than any other British torpedo during the war. 3,732 were fired by September 1944, 56.4% of the total. This torpedo was still in use in British ships as late as 1983 and is probably still used today in other navies.

 

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