Scale: 1/200

Recommended to help build USS Pennsylvania BB-38, as she appeared in 1945, from:

  • Fujimi 1/200 scale USS Arizona BB-39
  • Trumpeter 1/200 scale USS Arizona BB-39
  • and more 

This model kit superstructure is intended to help the modeler convert your 1/350 scale USS Arizona BB-39 model kit to sistership USS Pennsylvania BB-38 in her final wartime appearance. This model represents the ship's aft fire control tower.

Instructions describing how to convert your USS Arizona kit to USS Pennsylvania are not provided with this product when shipped to you.  Please study the images shown in the carousel on this webpage to learn where each part goes, as well as online references such as photographs of USS Pennsylvania BB-38 found on NavSource:


A set of detailed, scale plans of USS Pennsylvania as she appeared in 1945 are available from The Floating Drydock:


  • fully assembled
  • overall dimensions and features scaled from official US Navy drawings.  Overall dimensions match scaled drawings by Thomas Walkowiak with details adjusted to match high-resolution photographs of the actual ship
  • accurately shaped platforms and Bofors tub' splinter shields
  • doors of the correct 3-bar type accurately located, some doors open, with chevron-shaped rain deflectors
  • accurate portholes of the correct size (16"), properly positioned
  • accurately shaped and positioned quadruple 40mm Bofors tubs (quadruple 40mm Bofors mounts not included)
  • integrated aft mast
  • antenna trunks
  • open flag lockers

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1/200 USS Pennsylvania BB-38 Aft Fire Control Tower, 1945

SKU: 200-BB38-aft-superstructure-1945

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