3543FH/WL - Battleship Peresvet, 1901, 1/350
Available as a full hull or waterline
Peresvet (Пересвет) - named after Alexander Peresvet, a Russian monk who was the champion at the Battle of Kulikovo - built by the Baltic Yard, St Petersburg, . Based at Port Arthur as part of the Russian Pacific Fleet, fought at the Battle of the Yellow Sea. Subsequently sunk at her moorings during the Siege of Port Arthur. Raised and repaired by the Japanese and incorporated into the Imperial Japanese Navy as the Sagami. Given to Russia in April 1916 and renamed Peresviet. She was due to be the flagship of the Russian Arctic flotilla but was sunk on route by mines laid by the U-73 outside Port Said, Egypt on 4 January 1917.
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