Tenryu Light Cruiser
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In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $30.75You pay: $21.59(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Hasegawa ModelsStock Number: HAS 49357Scale: 1/700View all products of type "Tenryu Class"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Swift spear of the IJN
Tenryu and her sister ship Tatsuta were tough Japanese light cruisers commissioned just after the first world war and used in WWII. Tenryu fought at Wake island, off Guadalcanal, and extensively in the waters around New Guinea before falling prey to USS Albacore in late 1942. The vessels itself was a new design intended to lead destroyer flotillas. It was long, thin, and fast for a cruiser, but carried lighter armor and armament than other cruisers. Kit features two sets of decals.
- I.J.N. July, 1942 (after anti-aircraft weapons are increased)
- I.J.N. December, 1941 (the outbreak of war)