This is the German battleship design H39 with twelve 15inch guns. Of approximately 52,600 tons standard displacement and with diesel engines, this class formed the core of the Z-Plan. Construction was planned to commence in late 1939 with the last of six to be completed by 1944. This model is the Superior/Alnavco G103 in 1:1200 scale and shows an alternative armament scheme.

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Bob Weymouth

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