Scale 1/350

Set includes 3 turrets with trunnions.  No barrels.

Recommended for:

  • Iron Shipwrights 1/350 scale USS Pittsburgh CA-72
  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Baltimore CA-68 (1944)
  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Pittsburgh CA-72 (1944)
  • Yankee Modelworks 1/350 USS Baltimore CA-68


This accurately shaped and highly detailed set represents the three 8 inch-55 caliber triple-gun turret main battery of the US Navy's Baltimore class heavy cruisers as they appeared during the Vietnam War.

A set of 3 turrets in their World War Two-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)
  • roof-top antenna pedestal on Turrets 2 and 3
  • detailed left-side rangefinder and rooftop viewfinder hoods
  • accurately sized, positioned and numbered rangefinder hood bolt-head details
  • blast bag (also known as "buckler" or "bloomer") attachment rings
  • turret roof viewfinder hood doors correctly offset to the left

A set of enclosed bridges for USS St. Paul CA-73 as the ship appeared during the Vietnam War is available separately.

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1/350 Baltimore class and Oregon City class 8"/55 cal. Turrets (Vietnam-era)

SKU: 350-CA68turrets-Vietnam