1/192 Bluejacket USS Chicago CA-29 Heavy Cruiser - Northampton Class - 37.5 Inch Long Wood And Metal Ship Model
Wood and Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: Good-
Very rare. Museum quality craftsman model in large scale. Features hardwood, kiln-dried, factory-carved hull, extensive high quality cast Britannia fittings and other hardwood and metal parts as required. Includes very detailed full size plans and text instruction booklet. The kit has never been started. The fittings are all still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that were never factory sealed (hull, wood and metal stock) have been inventoried complete. Includes all paperwork. USS Chicago (CA-29) was a Northampton-class cruiser of the United States Navy that served in the Pacific Theater in the early years of World War II. She was the second US Navy ship to be named after the city of Chicago. She has a very active carerr, surviving a midget submarine attack at Sydney Harbor, taking part in the Battle the Coral Sea and also at Savo Island in 1942. She was sunk on January 30, 1943 by Japanese aerial torpedoes in the Battle of Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands chain.