USS Massachusetts (BB-59)

SKU: TRU05761

Vendor: Trumpeter

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Scale 1/700 USS Massachusetts (BB-59) released in 2009.

USS Massachusetts (BB-59), known as "Big Mamie" to her crewmembers during World War II, was a battleship of the second South Dakota-class. She was the seventh ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the sixth state. Her keel was laid down 20 July 1939 at the Fore River Shipyard of Quincy, Massachusetts. She was launched on 23 September 1941 sponsored by Mrs. Charles Francis Adams, wife of the Secretary of the Navy; and commissioned on 12 May 1942 at Boston, Massachusetts, with Captain Francis E.M. Whiting in command.The ship, which saw action throughout World War II, is believed to have fired the U.S. Navy's first and last 16-inch shells of the war.BB-59 is currently a museum ship, the focal point of Battleship Cove at Fall River, Massachusetts.


Kit includes:

Item Type: Static Kit
Model Brief Length: 297.1mm Beam: 48.04mm
Total Parts: 378pcs
Metal Parts: n/a
Photo Etched Parts: n/a
Film Parts: n/a
Resin Parts: n/a
Total Sprues: 10 sprues, upper hull, lower hull, deck, waterline plate and stand
Paint Schemes: BB-59 USS Massachusetts in 1944
More Features:
- One-piece slide-molded upper hull
- Lower hull made from two-directional slide molds
- Sponsons are represented on lower hull by slide-mold te"

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