Fine Small Cased Scratch Built Model Of HMS Cumberland. This very well made model depicts HMS Cumberland at sea with a Chinese junk off the stern. The case is of perspex. HMS Cumberland was a County-class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy that saw action during the Second World War.
Cumberland was built by Vickers-Armstrongs at Barrow-in-Furness in 1926. According to the builders she was 10,000 long tons (10,000 t) displacement, 630 feet (190 m) overall × 68 feet 3 inches (20.8 m) × 43 feet 4 inches (13.2 m) capable of 32.25 knots (59.73 km/h; 37.11 mph) with engines rated at 80,000 horsepower (60,000 kW).  She served on the China Station with the 5th Cruiser Squadron from 1928 until 1938, returning to the UK in March 1935 for a refit. In 1938, she joined the 2nd cruiser squadron on the South American station.
During WW2 she served in the South Atlantic, South African station, Artic convoys and the Far East. Please refer to the images. The model is in excellent condition.
The case is 40 cm (15.5 inches) long, 12 cm (4.5 inches) wide and 14 cm (5.5 inches) tall.