Scale: 1/600

Recommended for:

  • Lindberg 1/600 scale U.S.S. Manchester CL-83 
  • Lindberg 1/600 scale USS Columbia CL-56


This multi-part model kit represents the "square bridge" of the US Navy's World War II-era Cleveland class light cruisers.  It is intended as a more accurate replacement for the bridge parts found in any 1/600 scale Cleveland class model kit.  


  • overall dimensions accurately scaled from official US Navy Booklet of General Plans drawings for USS Miami CL-89, dated June, 1946
  • accurately shaped Forward Air Defense level
  • accurately shaped Forward Fire Control Station level
  • accurately shaped Navigating Bridge level shape
  • Target Designation Periscopes
  • Slightly raised discs for Sky Lookouts and Directors
  • deck cutouts for inclined ladders
  • opened doors, ready for your favorite PE
  • open bridge portholes
  • chart table and lockers on the Forward Air Defense level
  • cutout for the foremast


Depending on which kit you have, some minor adjustment to these parts or your model kit's parts may be necessary to ensure best fit.

Also available: 

  • A set of four 6”/47 cal. turrets for Cleveland class light cruisers
  • A set of eight 5"/38 Mk.32 Twin Mounts for cruisers
  • Mk.37 Directors, early, set of 4


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These parts can be adapted for the following "square bridge" Cleveland class light cruisers in their World War II fit:

  • CL-64 Vincennes
  • CL-65 Pasadena
  • CL-66 Springfield
  • CL-67 Topeka
  • CL-80 Biloxi
  • CL-81 Houston
  • CL-82 Providence
  • CL-83 Manchester
  • CL-86 Vicksburg
  • CL-87 Duluth
  • CL-89 Miami
  • CL-90 Astoria
  • CL-91 Oklahoma City
  • CL-92 Little Rock
  • CL-93 Galveston
  • CL-101 Amsterdam
  • CL-102 Portsmouth
  • CL-103 Wilkes-Barre
  • CL-104 Atlanta
  • CL-105 Dayton

1/600 Cleveland class Cruiser "Square Bridge"

SKU: 600-CL55squarebridge

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