Trumpeter - 1/350 Russian Destroyer Taszkient 1942
Italian-built Tashkent destroyer nicknamed Blue Beauty. Built 1937. Provided humanitarian assistance and naval fire support for Soviet troops during the Sieges of Odessa and Sevastopol 1941 1942. Sunk by the Luftwaffe on 2nd July 1942. Refloated in 1944 but the wreck was beyond economic repair and scrapped.