Friday, November 12, 2010
1/144 German U-Boat Type IIB - by ICM.ua
The German U-Boat Type IIB “Einbaum” (1930) is a new model kit from ICM in the Ukraine (see news).
built between 1934-192, The beginning of WWII saw the the Type II U-Boats actively used as mine-layers in ports and river estuaries of England and Scotish East Coast, and for anti-shipping duties in the English Channel area. From Spring 1941 the coastal U-Boats were used mainly in training roles in the Baltic
A review posted on this German website (with Sprue phoos ) Indicates that it is of overall good qaulity, although there could be some issue with the torpedo door?
The kit contains parts of two different bridges, that of the U-9 and the U-19.
No decals are provided.
Price 12-18 Euros.
Thanks to Thomas