Scale: 1/600

 

This model represents the shortened funnel of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Saratoga CV-3 as she appeared from August, 1944 through the end of the war, including night operations and the Battle of Iwo Jima where she was struck by five kamikazes and survived.
 
Features:

  • fully assembled
  • overall dimensions and shapes drawn from official US Navy Booklet of General Plans dated August, 1944, with minor adjustments to details to match photos of the actual ship
  • proper elliptical shape, 01 level is wider aft
  • correct compound curvature of the funnel cap roof (plastic kit manufacturers often get this shape wrong)
  • funnel cap access hatches, properly sized and located
  • open drying room vents just under the funnel cap
  • access hatches for the fresh water tank (behind the Bofors tub under the director tub), properly sized and located
  • open smoke pipes all the way through - properly sized, compartmented, sloped and positioned
  • accurately shaped splinter shielding
  • detailed, internal, twin 5"/38 Mount #7 barbette with open scuttles and properly positioned bulkheads, which will be visible through:
  • open A/T doors, properly sized and positioned, ready for your favorite PE
  • heavy structural deck supports, with open lightening holes

 
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1/600 USS Saratoga CV-3 Funnel, 1944-1945

SKU: 600-CV3 Funnel 1944-1945
$24.00Price
     

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