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Voroshilov Light Cruiser Pr.26, 1943 fit Resin 1/700 Combrig 70438

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Voroshilov Light Cruiser Pr.26, 1943 fit Resin
1/700
Combrig 70438
High-quality details.

Manufacturer: Combrig 
Scale: 1/700
Material: Resin
Paint: Unpainted, Unassembled, Kit do not contain paints and glue.
Condition: New in Box

Voroshilov (Russian: Ворошилов) was a Project 26 Kirov-class cruiser of the Soviet Navy that served during World War II and into the Cold War. She bombarded German troops during the Siege of Odessa before being badly damaged in November 1941 by German bombers. Upon her return from repairs in March 1942 she supported Soviet troops during the Siege of Sevastopol, the Kerch-Feodosiya Operation and the amphibious landings at Novorossiysk at the end of January 1943. Postwar she was converted to a missile test ship before being sold for scrap in 1973.Voroshilov was 191.3 meters (627 ft 7 in) long, had a beam of 17.66 meters (57 ft 11 in) and had a draft of 6.15 meters (20 ft 2 in). She displaced 7,890 metric tons (7,765 long tons) at standard load and 9,436 metric tons (9,287 long tons) at full load.Her two steam turbines proved to be more powerful than anticipated, producing a total of 122,500 shaft horsepower (91,300 kW). This was almost enough to achieve the ship's designed speed of 37 knots during her sea trials, reaching 36.72 knots (68.01 km/h; 42.26 mph) despite being over 650 metric tons (640 long tons) overweight.

Voroshilov carried nine 180-millimeter (7.1 in) 57-caliber B-1-P guns in three electrically powered MK-3-180 triple turrets Her secondary armament consisted of six single 100-millimeter (3.9 in) 56-caliber B-34 anti-aircraft guns fitted on each side of the rear funnel. The ship's light AA guns consisted of six semi-automatic 45-millimeter (1.8 in) 21-K AA guns and four DK 12.7-millimeter (0.50 in) machine guns. Six 533-millimeter (21.0 in) 39-Yu torpedo tubes were fitted in two triple mountings.Voroshilov was laid down at the Marti South shipyard in Nikolayev on 15 October 1935; the second of the Project 26, to use their industrial designation,Kirov-class cruisers. She was launched on 28 June 1937, but she had to wait for her Soviet-built machinery to be delivered before she was completed on 20 June 1940. On 23 June 1941 Voroshilov covered Soviet destroyers bombardingConstanta, after the Germans attacked the Soviet Union, and was slightly damaged by a mine exploded by the destroyer Soobrazitelny's paravanes. She bombarded German troops near Odessa on 19 September with 148 180 mm shells, but was transferred to Novorossiysk shortly afterwards. On 2 November the ship was bombed in harbor by Junkers Ju 88 bombers ofKampfgeschwader 51. She was hit twice; one hit started a fire in #3 magazinethat was extinguished by water flooding in from the second hit. Voroshilovhad to be towed to Poti for repairs, which lasted until February 1942. She shelled Axis positions near Feodosiya on 19 March and 3 April 1942, but was damaged by fragments from bombs from Ju 88s on 10 April and had to return to Batumi for minor repairs.

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Voroshilov
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Name: Voroshilov
Namesake: Kliment Voroshilov
Builder: Marti South, Nikolayev
Yard number: 297
Laid down: 15 October 1935
Launched: 28 June 1937
Commissioned: 20 June 1940
Out of service: 6 October 1972
Renamed: 31 December 1961 as OS-24
Reclassified: 31 December 1961 as an experimental ship
Refit: April 1954 – 31 December 1961
Honors and
awards:
Order of the Red Banner, 8 July 1945
Fate: sold for scrap 2 March 1973
General characteristics (Project 26)
Class & type: Kirov-class cruiser
Displacement: 7,890 t (7,770 long tons) (standard)
9,436 t (9,287 long tons) (full load)
Length: 191.3 m (627 ft 7 in)
Beam: 17.66 m (57 ft 11 in)
Draught: 6.15 m (20 ft 2 in) (full load)
Installed power: 122,500 shp (91,300 kW)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, Ansaldo geared turbines
6 Yarrow-Normand oil-fired boilers
Speed: 36.72 knots (68.01 km/h; 42.26 mph) (on trials)
Endurance: 2,140 nmi (3,960 km; 2,460 mi) at 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 872
Sensors and
processing systems:
Arktur hydrophone
Armament:

3 × 3 - 180 mm (7.1 in) B-1-P guns
6 × 1 - 100 mm (3.9 in) B-34 dual-purpose guns
6 × 1 - 45 mm (1.8 in) 21-K AA gun
4 × 1 - 12.7 mm (0.50 in) AA machine guns
2 × 3 - 533 mm (21.0 in) torpedo tubes
96–164 mines

50 depth charges
Armor: Waterline belt: 50 mm (2.0 in)
Deck: 50 mm (2.0 in) each
Turrets: 50 mm (2.0 in)
Barbettes: 50 mm (2.0 in)
Conning tower: 150 mm (5.9 in)
Aircraft carried: 2 × KOR-1 seaplanes
Aviation facilities: 1 Heinkel K-12 catapult

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