One the most famous battleships of the second world war named after Otto von Bismarck
The contract to build her was placed on 16 November 1935 with the Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. As New Construction "F" later named Bismarck. The keel for Bismarck was laid on 1 July 1936.
It took 30 months before she was launched on 14 February 1939 by Frau Dorothea von Loewenfeld, the granddaughter of Chancellor Otto von Bismarck. At 1334 the hull of Bismarck slowly glided into the water.
The Bismarck was commissioned 18 months later on 24 August 1940 and placed under the command of Kapitän zur See (Captain) Ernst Lindemann.
Facts on the real Bismarck
Displacement Standard:41,700 metric tons Full load: 50,900 metric tons
Dimensions:Waterline length:241.5 meters Overall length:251 meters
Beam:36 meters Maximum draft:10.2 meters Height of hull sides: 15meters
Amour Protection Upper belt:145mm Main belt:320mm Main battery turrets:130-360mm
Secondary battery turrets:40-100mm Upper deck:50-80mm
Third amour deck:80-120mm Conning tower:220-350mm Torpedo bulkhead:45mm
Protected length 1:70% PC/TC 2:17/22 Amour's weight:17,540Mt
8 x 38cm/L47
12 x 15cm/L55
16 x 10.5cm/L65
16 x 3.7cm/L83
18 x 2cm
Fire control:5 x 10.5m base rangefinders 1 x 7m base rangefinder 2 x 6.5m base rangefinders
4 x 4m AA rangefinders
Propulsion plant:12 Wagner boilers Three Blohm & Voss turbine sets 150,170 hp (maximum obtained) Speed: 30.12 knots (maximum obtained)
Endurance:9,280 nautical miles at 16 knots 8,900 nautical miles at 17 knots 8,525 nautical miles at 19 knots 6,640 nautical miles at 24 knots
4,500 nautical miles at 28 knots
Fuel capacity:8,294 metric tons Aircraft: 4 x Arado Ar 196
The kit is a 1:200 scale radio control working model .The kit consists of a plura hull (plastic ) with wooden decks and superstructure and set of English instructions.
Also included in our price is the running gear (props & Shafts) and the fitting set the fittings tend to be made from high quality injection moulded plastic ,Brass and steel I.E things like main armament , ready made railing , Radar, anchors, away boats Ect.
RC functions Inc: forward, backward, rudder control, motor control
Specification: Length 1255 mm Width 180 mm
Optional extras to complete
3x 385 motors 3 x Couplings 1 x Speed controller 1 x radio 2 to 6 channel 1 x main drive battery + Glues and Paint
Price: £520.00 (Including VAT at 20%) Quantity: