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GWB40 HMS Otranto (1:2400)


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This pack contains HMS Otranto, armed merchant cruiser.

A passenger liner completed in 1909 for the UK Australia circuit, then converted to an armed merchant cruiser, mounting eight 4.7" guns. Re-armed with 6" guns in 1916.

While leading a troop convoy from the U.S. she was lost to a collision on the 6th of October 1918 off the Scottish coast with heavy loss of life. 

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Date from 1914
Date to 1918