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Trumpeter 06711 1/700 USS New York BB-34*

Product Code: TR06711
$65.99

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The New York Battleship (BB-34) is the first ship of the New York class battleship. She is the fifth US military ship in the name of New York State. The New York was built at the Brooklyn Shipyard in 1911, launched in 1912, and began service in 1914. Then the New York State supported the United States invading Veracruz after the Tampico incident. After the United States participated in the First World War, the New York was sent to the British waters to join the British domestic fleet, mainly responsible for escort missions.

After the war, the New York City resumed daily training and participated in many fleet rescue exercises. It was modernized in 1925. Before the United States participated in the Second World War in 1941, the New York State had participated in a neutral cruise mission to Europe, covering merchant ships to the United Kingdom. After the United States declared war on Japan, the New York was responsible for artillery support during the North African campaign, but most of the time it was escorted in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. In 1945, the New York State was transferred to the Pacific Fleet and participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Okinawa. During this time, it was hit by a suicide plane of the Kamikaze Special Forces. After the war, the New York No. participated in the magic carpet and carried the US military back. In July 1946, the New York was incorporated into the target ship of the crossroads nuclear test, but it was not sunk. In August of the same year, the New York State retired and was used by the Navy as a target ship in July 1948.

FEATURES

  • Model size Length: 246.5mm Beam: 49.8mm
  • Total number of parts 480+
  • hull split into two parts
  • Deck wood pattern finely rendered -Contains
  • display stand and engraved name plate
  • Photo-Etched parts included