Navis Neptun 1021 HSK2 Atlantis - Schiff 16 Raider C 1940 1/1250
A 1/1250 scale metal model of the German commerce raider Atlantis by Navis Neptun 1021. This model is fully finished and painted, see photograph.
Originally built for Hansa Line, commissioned 19th December 1939 and sailed on 11th March 1940 for a voyage of 622 days, during which 22 ships totalling 145,697 succumbed. Atlantis was finally sunk by HMS Devonshire on 23rd november 1941. The survivors were picked up by supply ship Python, herself sunk 1st December by HMS Dorsetshire, with those now surviving rescued by German and Italian submarines.