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1/350 USS Saratoga CV-3 Island 1942 3d printed

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1/350 USS Saratoga CV-3 Island 1942

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Scale: 1/350

Recommended to help convert your Trumpeter 1/350 USS Saratoga CV-3 kit to the ship's 1942 appearance.

This model represents the bridge tower of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Saratoga CV-3 as she appeared during the critical early months of World War II in the Pacific, May through October, 1942, during the Battles of the Eastern Solomons and Guadalcanal.

The major differences of this 1942 version and the earlier 1941 version are:
  • no Fighting Tops, Range Finder Station nor heavy tripod for 8" guns
  • addition of the Air Defense Station (top level)
 
Features:
  • fully assembled
  • accurately dimensioned from US Navy Booklet of General Plans drawings
  • detail locations confirmed by careful study of photographs of the actual ship
  • bulkhead details properly sized and located
  • proper venturi for 1942
  • open pilot house windows
  • open A/T doors, ready for your favorite photoetch
  • portholes (airports) properly sized and located
  • detailed interior barbette and associated bulkheads with open scuttles
  • raised 2-1/2 meter rangefinder tub
  • heavy structural supports
  • light structural supports, ladders and railings omitted, ready for your favorite photoetch
 
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© Model Monkey Book and Hobby.  This 3D-printed item may not be copied or recast.

Complementing Model Monkey 1/350 scale US Navy Aircraft Carrier Products:
 
From Wikipedia: "USS Saratoga (CV-3) was a Lexington-class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy during the 1920s. Originally designed as a battlecruiser, she was converted into one of the Navy's first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. The ship entered service in 1928 and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet for her entire career. Saratoga and her sister shipLexington, were used to develop and refine carrier tactics in a series of annual exercises before World War II. On more than one occasion these included successful surprise attacks on Pearl HarborHawaii. She was one of three prewar US fleet aircraft carriers, along with Enterprise and Ranger, to serve throughout World War II.
 
"Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl HarborSaratoga was the centerpiece of the unsuccessful American effort to relieve Wake Island and was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine a few weeks later. After lengthy repairs, the ship supported forces participating in the Guadalcanal Campaign and her aircraft sank the light carrier Ryūjō during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons in August 1942. She was again torpedoed the following month and returned to the Solomon Islands area after repairs were completed."
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What's in the box:
1-350 Saratoga '42 Bridge Tower
Dimensions:
2.6 x 8.41 x 4.8 cm
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1.02 x 3.31 x 1.89 inches
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