Wednesday, April 07, 2021

1/144 Imperial Chinese Navy Peiyang Squadron ship "Ping Yuen" - BRONCO (updated)

 


1/144 Imperial Chinese Navy Peiyang Squadron ship "Ping Yuen" - BRONCO

Updated 13/04/2021

Type: Complete model
Released: 2021 | First edition - a new tool
Topic: Ironclad coastal battleship Pingyuan » Battleships (Ships)

https://www.scalemates.com/cs/kits/bronco-kb14005-imperial-chinese-navy-ping-yuen--1343124

No further details have surfaces so far, though previous releases in this range have also included decals and photoetched parts,.

http://www.cn-bronco.com/en/m/product/html/?457.html


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Manufacturer : Bronco Model
Scale         : 1/144
Release Date : May(Apr. 9, 2021 Pre-order start.)
List Price         : 4,620yen    about    42.29USD
Sales Price : 3,570ye    nabout    32.68USD

Full length: approx 41cm.

The Japanese Navy has been captured and operated for about 10 years, and has participated in the Russo-Japanese War.

The total length of the kit is about 41 cm.
-Handrails and ladders on the mast are reproduced with etched parts.
--Decals for the Imperial Chinese Navy flag are included
--Heien is the first domestically built warship in the Qing dynasty.
-Armor was imported from France and armor was imported from Germany.

The ship name at the time of construction was [Ryuei], but it was changed to [Heien] when it was transferred to the Beiyang Fleet.

In the Battle of the Yalu River in the Sino-Japanese War, you engaged with [Matsushima] and caused damage, but you also damaged yourself and withdrew to Weihaiwei.
--It was captured by the Japanese Army in 1895 and incorporated into the Japanese Navy under the same ship name.
--On the way back from the patrol during the Russo-Japanese War's Siege of Port Arthur (September 18, 1905), it sank due to a mine.

--The main gun is a Krupp 26 cm gun mounted on a single turret. It was a large caliber gun for the time.
--Overall length 60m, displacement 2100 tons
--Two reciprocating engines, speed 10.5 knots

 1 26cm main gun, 2 15cm secondary guns, 5 torpedo tubes
--Armor up to 229mm

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