British Landing Craft Mk III - Loaded

785001005
blister - resin/metal
£46.50

This kit contains one Landing Craft (large) Mk III model loaded with eleven 1:300th Scale Heroics & Ros Sherman Tank models and useable in Royal Navy and US Navy Fleets. 

Mark 3
"...At 192 feet (59 m) the Mark 3 was 32 feet (9.8 m) longer than the Mark 2. Although this meant extra weight, the vessel was slightly faster than the Mark 1. Two hundred and thirty-five Mk. 3s were built. The 32 ft section was added in May 1941 to the Mark 2 as a fifth building section, parallel sided. This meant the capacity went to 11 Valentines or 11 M4 Sherman medium tanks or 5 Churchill infantry tanks. 166 craft were built using two Paxman diesels, 71 were built in the winter of 1943-1944 to a slightly revised pattern using two Sterling Admiral petrol engines. These are usually referred to as Mark 3* or 7000 series as they had pennant numbers from 7000 upwards. LCT7074, currently preserved in Portsmouth, UK, is of this type."

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The ship card supplied with this model will be the same as that supplied with the Cruel Seas: British Landing Craft Gun (large) Mk III model. This model is currently designed to be an optional alternative version of this ship for in-game purposes.

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

£46.50
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This kit contains one Landing Craft (large) Mk III model loaded with eleven 1:300th Scale Heroics & Ros Sherman Tank models and useable in Royal Navy and US Navy Fleets. 

Mark 3
"...At 192 feet (59 m) the Mark 3 was 32 feet (9.8 m) longer than the Mark 2. Although this meant extra weight, the vessel was slightly faster than the Mark 1. Two hundred and thirty-five Mk. 3s were built. The 32 ft section was added in May 1941 to the Mark 2 as a fifth building section, parallel sided. This meant the capacity went to 11 Valentines or 11 M4 Sherman medium tanks or 5 Churchill infantry tanks. 166 craft were built using two Paxman diesels, 71 were built in the winter of 1943-1944 to a slightly revised pattern using two Sterling Admiral petrol engines. These are usually referred to as Mark 3* or 7000 series as they had pennant numbers from 7000 upwards. LCT7074, currently preserved in Portsmouth, UK, is of this type."

Find out more details about this ship here

The ship card supplied with this model will be the same as that supplied with the Cruel Seas: British Landing Craft Gun (large) Mk III model. This model is currently designed to be an optional alternative version of this ship for in-game purposes.

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

British Landing Craft Mk III - Loaded
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