From passenger liner to Pacific wreck.
The Heian Maru was originally built to be a passenger liner and cargo ship. Just before the outbreak of WWII, the ship was armed and became a submarine depot ship. For most of the war, the ship served as a transport and cargo ship. After being struck five times with explosive ordnance on February 17-18, the ship sank in Truk Lagoon. This limited edition kit features many new guns, boats and photo-etched accessories.
- I.J.N. 1st Submarine Fleet Depot Ship Heian Maru 1942-43
- I.J.N. 8th Submarine Fleet Depot Ship Hie Maru 1942-43
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Stock Number: HSGS0082
Mfg. Number: 40082
Skill Level 3
Length: 18.36 in (466.5 mm)
Width: 2.26 in (57.5 mm)