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    USS Astoria CA-34 1942 05743

    Model:05743
    The proportional model:1/700
    Browse the number:4290

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    Product introduction:
           The NEW OLREANS class represented the last class of the second generation “Treaty” heavy cruiser built between the two World Wars. The seven heavy cruisers in the class were outwardly similar. Their wartime displacement was 10,136 tons standard and 12,436 tons at full load. This displacement increased year by year due to the addition of radar, electronic equipment, and anti-aircraft protection. NEW OLREANS class cruisers were some of the most used ships in the US Navy during World War Two. They were found at every major naval skirmish even though there were only four units remaining after 1942. NEW OLREANS class heavy cruisers earned a total of 63 Battle Stars in the fight against the Japanese in the Pacific.
    Item No    05743
    Item Name    USS Astoria CA-34 1942
    Bar Code    9580208057439
    Scale    1/700
    Item Type    Static Kit
    Model Brief    Length:256.2 mm  Beam: 27.4mm   Height: 63.2mm
    Total Parts    196pcs
    Metal Parts    n/a
    Photo Etched Parts    n/a
    Film Parts    n/a
    Resin Parts    n/a
    Total Sprues    10pcs sprues, lower hull, upper hull, waterline plate
    Paint Schemes    USS Astoria wearing MS21 camouflage in 1942
    Released Date    2008-06
    More Features    Summary     USS ASTORIA was a NEW ORLEANS-class heavy cruiser designated CA-34, shakedown cruise in May 1934.  Five years later, in April 193