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Scale: 1/350

 

This model is being updated for more detail.


Recommended to help build USS Yorktown CVS-10 from Gallery Model's 1/350 scale USS Intrepid CVS-11.


This multi-part kit represents the modernized SCB-125 island of Essex class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown CVS-10 as it appeared circa 1968-1970 during the Vietnam War.  USS Yorktown is preserved as a museum ship at Patriots Point, South Carolina, near Charleston.  During these years, Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 55 (CVSG-55) and then Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 56 (CVSG-56) was embarked aboard ship.

Features:

  • open bridge and PriFly windows with delicate framing
  • properly positioned deck features
  • accurately shaped decks, catwalks and splinter shields for Yorktown
  • accurate, wedge-shaped SPS-30 radar platform, unique to Yorktown
  • deck supporting structure details accurately positioned as confirmed by photos of the real ship
  • delicate exterior piping detail correct for Yorktown
  • porthole rigols ("eyebrows")
  • correct style A/T doors for Yorktown, most in the open position
  • door overhead rain deflectors
  • correct number and position of PriFly splinter shield ribs
  • open funnel cap (grille not included), ready for your favorite photoetch set
  • highly detailed, Cold War-style Mk.37 director

 
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1/350 USS Yorktown CVS-10 Island, 1968-1970 (Vietnam War)

SKU: 350-CVS10-Island-1968
$80.00Price