USS NEW JERSEY
USS New Jersey was
built at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and
launched on December 7, 1942- just a year after the
Pearl Harbor Attack brought America into WWII.
as "Big J," USS New Jersey received nine battle stars for World War II, four
for the Korean conflict, and two for Vietnam.
She also earned three Campaign Stars for service off Beirut, Lebanon
and service in the Persian Gulf, prior to Operation
Desert Storm. She also received the Navy Unit
Commendation for Vietnam service.
With a total of
Nineteen Battle and Campaign Stars, the USS New Jersey is
America's most decorated battleship and surviving
New Jersey was decommissioned for the last time in
1991, making her one of the last battleships ever to
serve. She is now a museum ship at Camden, New
This USS New Jersey battleship model
Hollow hull (very
less than 15 lbs (A solid hull of this model
would be over 50 lbs, requiring 2 people to
handle and a fortified table to accommodate.)
- Hollow superstructure comprised of many individual
thin pieces of wood glued together, not few blocks stacking on top one
- Windows are cutouts (not black decals), thanks to the
- Light rust
appearance to portray realism of a tough battleship.
- >95% of parts are wood and metal.
48" Lx 14"Tx 7"W. Sold