Semi Kit – Chariot
About the model
Developed after the Italian raids in the Mediterranean during 1940-41. Using a captured Maiale (pig, so called by its operators due to its poor handling characteristics) around 30 Mark I chariots were made with the main armament being a 600lb detachable war head.
After training in Scotland the Chariots were first used in the unsuccessful mission against the Tirpiz where the Chariots were lost from the underside of the fishing boat only four miles from their target.
They were also used in various operations in the Mediterranean.
Model specifications (click)
The chariot is 1.14m long
19.5cm high to top of the front shield
What's in the kit (click)
This is a semi kit:
- Torpedo body done in GRP
- Remove able top section of body in GRP
- Front shield in GRP
- Back locker in GRP
- Resin tail fins, tail ring, rudder and dive vane
- Plaster card main body rails
- Template sheet for diver seats etc
- Guide with photos.
- 2 Divers, with body, legs and accessories
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