Scale: 1/700

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 parts found in any 1/700 scale Cleveland class model kit.  It can also be used to help convert any "round bridge" USS Cleveland CL-55 model to one of USS Cleveland's "square bridge" sisterships.


  • 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 (entirely missing from the Pit Road/Skywave kit)
  • accurately shaped Forward Fire Control Station level
  • accurately shaped Navigating Bridge level
  • Target Designation Periscopes
  • slightly raised discs for Sky Lookouts and Directors
  • deck cutouts for inclined ladders
  • opened A/T 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.

This 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

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Recommended for:

  • Blue Ridge Models 1/700 scale USS Miami CL-89
  • Blue Ridge Models 1/700 scale USS Cleveland CL-55
  • MidShip Models 1/700 scale USS Cleveland CL-55
  • Pit Road 1/700 scale USS Cleveland & USN DD Gearing
  • Pit Road/Skywave 1/700 scale USS Cleveland CL-55
  • Pit Road/Skywave 1/700 scale USS Miami CL-89

1/700 Cleveland class Cruiser "Square Bridge"

SKU: 700-CL55squarebridge