Zvezda Soviet Battleship Marat 1:350 Scale Plastic Model Ship Kit (Z9052)
- Scale: 1:350
- Length: 527mm
- Parts: 467
- Skill Level: Advanced
This Baltic Fleet battleship carried the name Marat from 1921 to 1943. It was commissioned in 1914 under the name Petropavlovsk and became the third dreadnought of the Gangut-class.
Our model represents the battleship after reconstruction of 1928-1931. Marat supported the land forces during the Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland.
The ship defended Leningrad during the World War II. It´s anti-aircraft guns shot down two German aircraft on the second day of the war.
Marat was sunk by German Stukas off Kronshtadt on the 23rd September 1939. But the ship was in shallow water and was raised and was used as a floating battery.