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SOM 17 Ringwood


SOM 17 Ringwood

$ 49.00

New 1/1250 scale model of the British coaster Ringwood by Solent (SOM 17) 

Built 1925 by WD Henderson & Co, Glasgow. Could carry 12 passengers. Normal route Southampton to the Channel Islands. 1941 became auxiliary net layer at Scapa Flow. 1944 was net layer for Normandy landings.  1945 laid 50 mile lengths of floating wire to disable U-boat snorkels in Bay of Biscay. 1946 returned to normal service. Last sailing before scrapping October 9, 1959.

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