1/376 H329-169 Revell USS Randall PA224 Attack Transport (Haskell Class)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed VG
Still factory sealed but the seal is brittle and splitting. 1994 reissue using the original box art. Made from the original molds for the 'S' kit from 1956. Very well detailed and nicely molded. Features deck guns, all masts and booms, barges and landing craft and full decals. The USS Randall was on of 57 Haskell Class Attack Transports built for service in and immediately after WWII. The ships were designed to carry troops close to the beachheads, transfer them to landing barges (carried on board) and to supervise the landing operations. Her length was 455 feet and she could handle 1,560 troops and carry 3000 tons of equipment. Through her colorful career she earned many awards. She had to tours in the Pacific including Iwo Jima and Okinawa. After the war she took part in 'Magic Carpet'. Her Hollywood career was in the movie 'Away All Boats' in which she played the Belinda'.
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