The UBIII was the final and most numerous series of the German UB Class Coastal Torpedo Attack Boats of World War One. 96 boats were commissioned from 1916 onwards, including 7 completed after the Armistice. Four shipyards produced them and there were several variants but the overall specifications were all very similar...Length : 55.30 metersDisplacement (surfaced) : 520TonsArmourment : 4 x forward 50cm torpedo tubes1 x rear 50cm torpedo tube10 torpedos carried1 x 88mm deck gun160 rounds carriedCrew : 34 menThe UBIII Class became the "blueprint" for the famous Type VIIC of World War Two, which is the most-produced submarine in world history.
Each waterline model is 79mm long and there are three models included in this set.For extensive records and data on all German submarines please go to uboat.net
SCALE: This set is available in either 1/700th scale OR 1/600th scale. Please check your choice in the top right corner of this page.
The UBIII is...
Just 79mm long in 1/700th scale
Just over 92mm long in 1/600th scale
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