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Moebius Models 1/72 USS Skipjack - MW01400

1:72 Moebius Models USS Skipjack - MW01400

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USS Skipjack (SSN-585), the lead ship of her class of nuclear-powered attack submarine, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named after the Skipjack tuna. Her keel was laid down on 29 May 1956 by the Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut. She was launched on 26 May 1958, sponsored by Helen Mahon, wife of Representative George H. Mahon from the 19th District of Texas, and commissioned on 15 April 1959 with Commander W. W. Behrens, Jr in command.

Kit has engraved panel lines, multi-part full hull (4 section), pivoting rudders and planes, detailed sail crowned with full array of periscopes and antennae masts, open limber holes, display pedestals and photoetch parts (suction and discharge gratings). Hull design is suitable for conversion to radio control (no R/C provision or fittings in kit).

Decals and 3-view color painting guide for (6) vessels of the class: Skipjack SSN-585; Scamp SSN-588; Scorpion SSN-589; Sculpin SSN-590; Shark SSN-591 and Snook SSN-592 - includes (draft marks, name stencil and hull numbers).

Completed model is approximately 42" long.

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