H.M.S. Shannon - 1285


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H.M.S. Shannon
[1285]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Famous in the time of Nelson, H.M.S. "Shannon" won fame when in 1830 she captured the United State "Chesapeake" off Boston. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as HMS 'Shannon' from H.M.S. Shannon.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1954


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1285
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1285
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1285
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1285
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 66
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 66
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 66
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 66
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 66
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01266-1
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01266-1
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01266-1
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01266-1
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01266-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01266-1
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01266-1



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