Daily Archives: May 17, 2022

German Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen Arrives – Special Pricing through May 31st, 2022

The latest product release from OcCre of Spain is the Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen of the German Kriegsmarine. Like Amati’s Battleship Bismarck, which was released last year, this is a big 1:200 scale kit, that features wooden hull construction, detailed castings, and lots of photo-etched brass parts.

Ages of Sail

OcCre’s newly released 1/200 scale model kit of the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen has just arrived at Ages of Sail! Regularly priced at $450, we’re celebrating the new kit with a special sale price of just $399. That’s a $50 savings from our regular price.

Prinz Eugen was a heavy cruiser built for the German Kriegsmarine. Launched in 1938, the ship entered service shortly after the outbreak of World War II. The Prinz Eugen was one of five Admiral-Hipper class heavy cruisers, armed with a main battery of eight 8″ guns, mounted in four twin turrets. The ship’s secondary battery consisted of twelve 105mm guns, twelve 37mm guns, eight 20mm guns, and a pair of triple torpedo tubes.

Soon after she entered service, the ship was sent to join the newly completed battleship Bismarck in the Baltic as part of Operation Bheinübung, to break out into the Atlantic to…

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