ICEBREAKER COAST GUARD
of unprecedented strength and structural integrity, with
a relatively short length in proportion to the great
power developed, a cut away forefoot, rounded bottom,
and fore, aft and side heeling tanks.
heavily armed for an icebreaker due to her design during
World War II. Besides the guns, she also carried six K-gun
depth charge projectors and a Hedgehog as anti-submarine
laid on 24 March 1942 at Western Pipe and Steel Company
shipyards in San Pedro. She was launched on 31 March
1943 and commissioned on 18 September 1944.
In 1945, the
brand new ship was
transferred to the Soviet Union under the
lend-lease program and renamed Severni
She was returned to the United States
six years later.
Like all of our warship models, this
icebreaker coast guard
has the following qualities:
hull construction, weighing
less than 10 lbs (A solid hull of this model
would be over 40 lbs which feels like a heavy
toy rather than an art piece.)
- Hollow superstructure is comprised of many
individual thin pieces of wood glued together, not
several solid pieces of wood stacking on top one
- Windows are cutouts (not black decals), thanks to the
- Light rust appearance
to give the ship a tough battle look
- >95% of parts are wood and metal.
38" long x 18"
tall x 7" wide (10" with base)
S&H is $90