Combrig 1/700 Battleship HMS Orion, 1912, resin kit #70259PE
This is a waterline 1/700 scale resin kit by Combrig Models + photoetched set.
HMS Orion was a battleship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1910, the lead ship of her class and the first "super-dreadnought".
In World War I Orion served in the 2nd Battle Squadron of the Grand Fleet based at Scapa Flow and fought at the battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916, suffering no damage. Orion was the first battleship of the Royal Navy to adopt the superfiring turret layout pioneered by the US Navy in the South Carolina class battleships.
As a result of the Washington Naval Treaty she was decommissioned and sold for scrap in 1922.