IJN Escort Type Hei Minesweeper

Key Facts

Scale: 1/300th
1 Vessel
Metal Resin
Made to Order

While we hold as much stock as possible, on occasion this product may need to be cast especially for you by our expert staff. If your order includes this item, it may take a few more days before we ship it.



In an attempt to regain some measure of convoy protection, the IJN built over 170 Kaibōkan (ocean defence ships).

They came in four main classes: "Type A" Etorofu class and "Type B" Mikura class, these were taking too much time to build so by June 1943 the Navy ordered a simplified design. The result was the Ukuru class, and a scaled-down model of the Mikura class, which became the "Type C" (Hei) and "Type D" escort classes.

The Type C (Hei), like the Ukuru and Mikura classes, were dedicated to the anti-aircraft and anti-submarine roles, perfect protection for your small convoys.


  • 1x resin & metal Type C Minesweeper
  • Ship card
  • Wake marker

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted


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