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    USS Massachusetts (BB-59) 05761

    Model:05761
    The proportional model:1:700
    Browse the number:3755

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    Product introduction:
             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.
    Item No    05761
    Item Name    USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
    Bar Code    9580208057613
    Scale    1:700
    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
    Released Date    2009-11
    More Features "    Hull
    -One-piece slide-molded upper hull 
    -Lower hull made from two-directional slide molds
    -Sponsons are represented on lower hull by slide-mold te"