Modelcraft 1/130 Shell Welder Coastal Tanker - (ex Frog), 130-001

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Modelcraft 1/130 Shell Welder Coastal Tanker - (ex Frog), 130-001 plastic model kit

1/130 130-001 Modelcraft Shell Welder Coastal Tanker - (ex Frog)

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

From quality ex-Frog molds. Large-scale kit with over 170 parts. The original Frog kit was issued as kit #347P in 1961 and was well detailed for that time. Features a full set of railings, deck fittings, oil bunker hatch covers, pipes, color decals and flag sheet. The kit has never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing 2 very small cleats, 2 life rings, 2 prop blades and the prop hub. Otherwise includes all other parts with 'excellent+' condition decals & flags and very good instructions. The original Shell Welder was built in 1955 by Celland Ship Building Company for Shell-Mex & BP Marketing. She had a displacement of 1042 tons and carried a cargo of 550 tons of petroleum in four tanks. The main engines are six cylinder diesels of 570 BHP at 400 rpm. She was still afloat in 1989 and had been converted to a motor dredger/sand carrier with Northwood (Fareham Ltd) of London.

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