Lion, H.M.S.

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By:  Lester Kirby -

A waterline diorama depicts the British battlecruiser - one of "the splendid cats" - ca 1912 at anchor. Flagship of Real Admiral Beatty's First Battlecruiser Squadron, LION fought at the decisive WWI battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland, surviving until her breaking-up in 1922. One of her steam pinnaces is shown underway off her starboard stern, and her sea plane has departed from her pad above "Q" turret.

Model type: Naval, Power, Steam, World War I
Scale: 1/16" = 1'
Size: 52 3/4” L x 16” H x 13 1/4” W
Class: A/Special
Code: STM 2306

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