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Battleship Scharnhorst

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Kostas Katseas share one of his latest commission builds of one of Germany's capitol ships....the Battleship Scharnhorst! Kostas used Dragon Models 1/350 scale Scharnhorst to complete this build. He mentioned the white turrets were per customer request. Scharnhorst was a German capital ship, alternatively described as a battleship and battlecruiser, of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. She was the lead ship of her class, which included one other ship, Gneisenau. The ship was built at the Kriegsmarinewerft dockyard in Wilhelmshaven; she was laid down on 15 June 1935 and launched a year and four months later on 3 October 1936. Completed in January 1939, the ship was armed with a main battery of nine 28 cm (11 in) C/34 guns in three triple turrets. Plans to replace these weapons with six 38 cm (15 in) SK C/34 guns in twin turrets were never carried out.
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About Kostas Katseas (Angeleyes)
FROM: DRAMA, GREECE / Ελλάδα


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