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Friday, April 06, 2018 - 12:21 AM UTC
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the April 2018 release of kit YMS02036, the destroyer Amagiri (“Heavenly Mist”) in 1/700 scale.
The IJN “Tokugata” Type II Destroyer Amagiri is best known as the ship that rammed and sank PT-109, commanded by future President of the United States, then-Lieutenant Junior Grade John F. Kennedy.

Yamashita Hobby’s destroyer Amagiri can be preordered from Hobbylink Japan at https://hlj.com/product/YMS02036 for ¥1,275 (about US$13.00).
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I wonder if this modeled as at the time of PT109 or earlier? Have the Fine Molds FW2 IJN Destroyer AMAGIRI with PT-Boat PT-109 1/350 Scale Kit.
APR 06, 2018 - 02:15 AM
The model depicts Amagiri as she appeared in 1943 - so yes! Check out the box art; you can see the flaming PT-109 sliding along Amagiri's side near the stern.
APR 06, 2018 - 06:07 AM
LOL Thank you Tim. I did not realize what I was looking at in the art work!
APR 06, 2018 - 07:28 AM

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