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Scale 1/700


Set includes 3 turrets.  No barrels.

Recommended for:

  • Pit-Road 1/700 scale USS Baltimore CA-68  (1943)
  • Pit-Road 1/700 scale USS Baltimore CA-68  (1944)
  • Pit-Road 1/700 scale USS Pittsburgh CA-72  (1944)
  • Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Baltimore CA-68  (1943) 
  • Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Baltimore CA-68  (1944)  2011 release
  • Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Baltimore CA-68  (1944)  2005 release
  • Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Pittsburgh CA-72  (1944) 

This accurately shaped and highly detailed set represents the three 8 inch 55 caliber triple turret main battery of the US Navy's Baltimore class and Oregon City class heavy cruisers as they appeared during and shortly after World War Two.  Vietnam War-era-appearance turrets are 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)
  • detailed rangefinder and viewfinder hoods
  • accurately sized, positioned and numbered rangefinder and viewfinder hood bolt-head details
  • blast bag (also known as buckler, bloomer) attachment rings
  • turret roof viewfinder hood doors correctly offset to the left

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Model Monkey 1/700 scale Baltimore class products:

  • USS Saint Paul CA-73 Enclosed Bridges (1968)
  • USS Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges (1968)
  • 8"/55 cal. Triple-gun Turrets, Vietnam War-era appearance (click here)
  • 8"/55 cal. Triple-gun Turrets, World War Two-era appearance 
  • 5"/38 cal. Mk.32 Twin Mounts
  • Mk.34 Directors and Mk.13 Radar Antennas
  • Mk.37 Directors, early World War Two-era
  • Mk.56 Directors

1/700 Baltimore class and Oregon City class Turrets (WWII-era)

SKU: 700-CA68turrets-WW2