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Berwick at Spartivento
There are one or two photos of Berwick taken during the battle, and the upperworks patterning appears to be generally the same as applied in the spring of 1940 during the Norway affair, and it also lines up, with some very small differences, to the photo of her that appears on page 107 of British Cruiser Warfare by Alan Raven. This photo shows her having the hull repainted from medium grey to light grey. This is confirmed by views taken during the battle. I am trying to find the photos that I have of her in the spring of 1940.
80 years ago, on the 27th of November 1940, south of Sardinia the Battle of Cape Spartivento, also known as Battle of Cape Teulada, was fought.
The British heavy cruiser HMS Berwick was one of the involved ships - she was damaged by two 8" hits, which killed seven men and wounded nine.
HMS Berwick (1/700)
I have built HMS Berwick by converting the Aoshima's Cornwall kit - the camouflage and many details are guesswork based on Raven's drawings in Warship Perspectives Camouflage Volume 1. I have not found useful photos of Berwick around the time of the battle.
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