ARTR (Almost Ready To Run)
The HMS Blue Bell was a Flower class corvette that saw service in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. It was commissioned in July 1940. It served in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Arctic, escorted convoys to Russia and also took part in the invasions of Sicily and France. It was torpedoed and sunk by U-711 under the command of Hans-Günther Lange. This happened on 17 February 1945 whilst escorting convoy RA-64 from Murmansk. Only 1 member of its crew survived. Additional information on the model can be found on the Internet.
Overall length, approx. 1280 mm
Beam, approx. 215 mm
Overall height approx. 500 mm
All-up weight, approx. 10050 g