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Vosper 72’6” MTB 77

Vosper 72’6” MTB 77

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Vosper company became famous, during the Second World War, for the production of small and fast Motor Torpedo Boats (MTB) and Motor Gun Boats (MGB) for the Royal Navy. Among the various boats in production, the Vosper MTB 72’6” were characterized by a significant life cycle with different mission profiles as the coastal patrol and the anti-submarine support in the North Sea and English Channel.  Moves from 3 engines with and impressive power of 4,200 hp, Vosper MTB was  able to reach a speed close to 40 knots (70 km/h). The first versions were introduced at the beginning of the war but were gradually introduced new variants, type I and type II, which were characterized by a different combination of offensive and defensive weaponry. They were usually armed with 457 mm torpedo tubes., depth charges, and 0.303” Vickers machine guns or, more rarely, from 0.5” Vickers machine guns , for air defence. The crew consisted of 10 to 13 men

Type: Boat
Period: Second World War
Country: Great Britain
Skill: 4
Model Dim.: 63,1 cm
Box Dim.: 724 - 345 - 150 mm

 

Decals for 3 versions

Royal Navy

Suggested colors

F Black
4768AP
F.S. 37038

MG Brass
4672AP

F Field Drab
4708AP
F.S. 30118

G Green
4669AP
F.S. 14090

MF Gun Metal
4681AP
F.S. 37200

F Gunship Gray
4752AP
F.S. 36118

F Medium Gray
4746AP
F.S. 36270

G Orange
4682AP
F.S. 12197

G Red
4605AP
F.S. 11302

G White
4696AP
F.S. 17875

F Wood
4673AP
F.S. 17043

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