USS Balao Submarine

$499.00

  • The model is already built, NOT a model ship kit
  • Hand crafted by artisans from scratch using high quality woods & metal fittings

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Description

  • The model is 100% hand built by artisans from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method
  • Rosewood, mahogany, teak and other exotic woods are carefully selected to build the model
  • Real brass & metal fittings
  • Propellers and rudders made from brass
  • Hollow hull and hollow superstructure
  • Highly-detailed and multi-layered paint to match color of the real ship

USS Balao (SS/AGSS-285), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy; Balao is the name of any of several halfbeaks.

Balao (SS-285) was launched 27 October 1942 by Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine, sponsored by Mrs. Theodore C. Aylward, wife of Lieutenant Commander Aylward, commissioned 4 February 1943, Lieutenant Commander Richard H. Crane in command; and reported to the Pacific Fleet.

Additional information

Dimensions 39 x 5 x 11 in

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