Scale 1/144

Includes 1 turret with trunnion.  No barrels.

This accurately shaped and highly detailed model represents the 8 inch, 55 caliber triple-gun turret of the US Navy's Baltimore class heavy cruisers as they appeared during World War Two.

A turret in its Vietnam War-era configuration is available separately.


  • designed according to official US Navy Bureau of Ordnance publication O.P. 1112 dated 15 January 1945
  • accurate shape
  • separate trunnion allows the modeler to set barrels to any realistic elevation from +41 degrees to -5 degrees just like the real turret (barrels not included)
  • detailed rangefinder and viewfinder hoods
  • accurately sized, positioned and numbered rangefinder and viewfinder hood bolt-head details
  • blast bag (also known as buckler, bloomer) attachment rings
  • numbers correctly representing the part numbers welded to the turret-roof viewfinder hoods
  • turret roof viewfinder hood doors correctly offset to the left

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1/144 Baltimore class 8"/55 cal. Turret, WWII configuration

SKU: 144-8in55 Baltimore Trrt-WWII-1