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Combrig 1/700 Battleship HMS Canopus, 1899, resin kit #70445
This is a waterline 1/700 scale resin kit by Combrig Models .
Canopus served in the Mediterranean Fleet 1899-1903, Atlantic Fleet 1905-1906, Channel Fleet 1906-1907, Home Fleet 1907-1908, Mediterranean Fleet again 1908-1909, and Home Fleet again 1909-1914. She began World War I in the Channel Fleet in 1914, then served in the Atlantic and on the South America Station, and was guard ship at Stanley, Falkland Islands, when Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee's German squadron arrived there on 8 December 1914, leading to its destruction in the Battle of the Falklands at the hands of the British battlecruiser squadron. She served in the Mediterranean in 1915-1916 and saw action against Ottoman Turkish forces in the Dardanelles campaign. She decommissioned in 1916 and was scrapped in 1920.