Revell German Submarine U-47 With Interior
On the night of October 14th, 1939 under the command of Günther Prien U-47 surfaced in the heavily guarded British Naval Base in Scapa Flow.
The battleship H.M.S. Royal Oak which lay at anchor there was sunk by a salvo of several torpedoes.
U-47 then succeeded to escape undetected back to home waters.
Seventeen months after this spectacular action U-47 was sunk by the British destroyer HMS Wolverine.
U-47, one of a total of 24 Type VII U-boats was built at the Krupp Germania dockyard in Kiel and entered service in December 1938.
Details of this kit
Detailed interior with separate bulkheads
Two diesel engines
Detailed Conning Tower
8.8 cm deck gun
Authentic decal set for following version:
U47, KK Günther Prien, 1939-1941
Scale – 1:125
Length – 531mm