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86505 1/350 French Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Condorcet
86505 1/350 French Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Condorcet


 
Retail Price: $84.99
Scale: 1/350
Brand: Hobbyboss

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Product Code: 86505
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French Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Condorcet - Condorcet was one of the six Danton class semi-dreadnought battleships built for the French Navy in the mid-1900s When World War I began in August 1914, she unsuccessfully searched for the German battlecruiser SMS Goeben and the light cruiser SMS Breslau in the Western and Central Mediterranean Later that month, the ship participated in the Battle of Antivari in the Adriatic Sea and helped to sink an Austro-Hungarian protected cruiser Condorcet spent most of the rest of the war blockading the Straits of Otranto and the Dardanelles to keep German, Austro-Hungarian and Turkish warships bottled upAfter the war, she was modernized in 1923-25 and subsequently became a training ship In 1931, the ship was converted into an accommodation hulk Condorcet was captured intact when the Germans occupied Vichy France in November 1942 and was used by them to house sailors of their navy KriegsmarineShe was badly damaged by Allied bombing in 1944, but was later raised and scrapped by 1949

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