1/144 Peral Spanish electric submarine

MM144-021

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1/144 plastic kit from Mikromir, to build the Peral, the worlds first electric baterry-powered submarine.

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BrandMikro Mir
Reference144-021
SortPlastic kit with PE
Scale1:144
MotifSubmarine
Plastic parts27
PE parts24
Sizend
Decalsnd
Historical period1889 - 1890
AttentionDo not include paint or glue ( sold separately )
ContentInjection molded plastic | Decals with authentic markings | Detailed instruction of assembly
Year2018

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Peral was one the first electric battery-powered submarines, built by the Spanish engineer and sailor Isaac Peral for the Spanish Navy.

The first fully capable military submarine, she was launched 8 September 1888. She had one torpedo tube (and two torpedoes) and an air regeneration system. Her hull shape, propeller, and cruciform external controls anticipated later designs.[citation needed] Her underwater speed was 3 kn (5.6 km/h; 3.5 mph). With fully charged batteries, she was the fastest submarine yet built, with underwater performance levels (except for range) that matched those of First World War U-boats for a very short period, before her batteries began to drain. For example, the SM U-9, a pre-war German U-boat built in 1908, had an underwater speed of 8.1kn, and an underwater range of 150 km (81 nmi) at 5.8kn, before having to resurface to recharge her batteries. In June 1890, Peral's submarine launched a torpedo while submerged. It was also the first submarine to incorporate a fully reliable underwater navigation system. However, conservatives in the Spanish naval hierarchy terminated the project despite two years of successful tests. Her operational abilities have led some to call her the first U-boat.

Peral was withdrawn from service in 1890 and is now preserved at the Cartagena Naval Museum.

1/144 plastic kit from Mikromir, to build the Peral, the worlds first electric baterry-powered submarine.

  • plastic parts: Mikro-Mir
  • No. of decal options: nd
  • Decals: Mikro-Mir
  • Resin parts: No
  • PE parts: Yes
  • painting mask: No

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1/144 Peral Spanish electric submarine

1/144 Peral Spanish electric submarine

1/144 plastic kit from Mikromir, to build the Peral, the worlds first electric baterry-powered submarine.

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