MT Miniatures MTM030 HMS Relentless Royal Navy Type 15 Frigate Kit 1/700
This is a model of HMS Relentless c.1953. The kit contains a resin hull and super structure, white metal fittings, photo etched detail and decals. HMS Relentless was one of 23 Type 15 Frigates in the Royal Navy
The RN's Type15 frigates were often conversions of WW2 standard destroyers and were still powered by steam turbines. Relentless was an R class conversion carried out in Portsmouth dockyard 1949 - 1951 and of 2300 tons standard displacement. The ship was broken up in 1971. Armament for the class was generally 1 x twin 4" Mark 19 gun, 1 x twin 40mm Bofors and 2 x Squid or Limbo anti submarine mortars.