This is a Dragon Models kit of the HMS Manchester Type 42 BHatch3 Destroyer. This kit was initially released in the 1990’s. The ship classified a Type 42 Batch3 destroyer of the Royal Navy (RN). HMS Manchester was laid down in 1978 and comissioned in 1984. HMS Manchester was decomissio0ned in2011.HMS Manchester was the lead ship in a batch of four Type 42 Batch 3 destroyers that were lengthened and broadend from the original Type 42 design. It served The Royal Navy faithfully until decommissioned in 2011.
Also included in the box is the Pit Road model of the HMS Sheffield, a type 42 Batch 1 Destroyer in 1/700 scale. The model is comp;ete but is without a box of any kind. So you can build an early or late version of the same vessel class.