HMS Rodney Model (1925 GB)

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HMS Rodney Model (1925 GB)

Size: 100 cm (L) x 34 cm (H)

SKU: 143

HMS Rodney battle ship model

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Length: 39.37" (100 cm)
Width: 4.72" (12 cm)
Height: 12.38" (34 cm)

  • HMS Rodney was a Nelson-class battleship.
  • This WW2 ship model is handcrafted from wood with planks on frame construction.

  • HMS Rodney battleship with camouflage for display.
  • HMS Rodney model is sold fully built.

  • This British warship model of HMS Rodney comes with a solid wooden stand.

  • Not a kit.

Models are shipped via DHL and shipping costs are as follows:

UK mainland and Northern Ireland @ £10.50
The Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands @ £35.10
The USA @ please contact us

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There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland.

HMS Rodney was one of two Nelson-class battleships, the other being HMS Nelson. The class was named after Admiral Lord Nelson, a renowned British naval hero.

The Nelson-class battleships were unique in their design, featuring an "all-forward" arrangement of the main armament, with three triple gun turrets placed forward of the superstructure.

HMS Rodney was laid down at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead on December 28, 1922, and launched on December 17, 1925.

The primary armament of HMS Rodney consisted of three triple gun turrets, each housing 16-inch (406 mm) guns. This design allowed for a concentrated forward firepower.

Secondary armament included 6-inch (152 mm) guns for anti-surface and anti-aircraft defence.

HMS Rodney was commissioned into the Royal Navy on November 10, 1927.

During World War II, HMS Rodney was involved in various notable actions. One of the most significant was her participation in the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941. Rodney, along with HMS King George V and other British ships, engaged Bismarck, leading to its eventual sinking.

After the war, HMS Rodney underwent a refit but was eventually decommissioned in 1948.

The ship was scrapped in 1949.

HMS Rodney had a notable career, particularly during World War II, and played a crucial role in some of the major naval engagements of the time. The Nelson-class battleships, including HMS Rodney, were unique in design and represented a distinctive chapter in the evolution of battleship construction.

Read all about HMS Rodney 16in gun battleship service history on the Royal Navy Warships in World War 2 website.

Manfred L | 13 Aug 2022 | Germany

Great seller, fantastic service! Superb model. It was extremely well packed and arrived in Germany without any damages.

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