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Scale: 1/144


This accurately shaped and highly detailed model represents the 1942 appearance of the island of celebrated US Navy aircraft carrier USS Yorktown CV-5, veteran of the Battles of Coral Sea and Midway, where she was lost. Her wreck was discovered by Robert D. Ballard and his team from National Geographic in 1998.


Features:

  • fully assembled
  • overall dimensions accurately scaled from official US Navy plans drawn by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, dated 1940
  • details specific to USS Yorktown confirmed by careful study of builders plans, period photographs of the real ship and photos of the wreck
  • open Pilot House windows
  • open Fighting Top windows
  • open Primary Flight Control "PriFly" windows
  • open Battle Lookouts, aka "Vision Slits"
  • open doors, ready for your favorite photo-etch (not included)
  • accurately shaped decks
  • accurately shaped splinter shielding and Pilot House sky lookout position shape unique toYorktown
  • properly shaped funnel cap with exterior piping detail
  • properly sized and located 16" and 12" diameter portholes
  • properly scale smokepipes passing through the entire island - forward smokepipe at the correct slope
  • delicate exterior electrical cabling
  • weather shelter
  • heavy structural deck support details (light supports omitted, ready for your favorite photo-etch
  • aft cutout for crane

 

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1/144 USS Yorktown CV-5 Island, 1942

SKU: 144-CV5 Island
$352.94Price
     

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