1/80 7409M Lindberg US Coast Guard Coastal Patrol Boat
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
Dated 1977 but the molds likely date back to the 1960s. A large and detailed kit for that time, it is motorized and ideal for RC conversion. Features electric motor, dual prop drive and dual rudders and complete deck fittings with crew members. The kit has never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing two small parts (Hedgehog missiles). Otherwise includes all other parts, motor, driveline, contacts, decals flag sheet and instructions. The 95' U.S. Coast Guard Cutter 95304, a Coastal Patrol Boat was one of 36 boats built between 1953 and 1959. These cutters were stationed all along the U.S. coasts and performed Search and Rescue missions, and Port Security duty. Nine of the vessels were transferred to South Korea. The remaining vessels remained on active Coast Guard duty until 1986 to 1990. They were replaced with a succession of 82', 87' and 110' Patrol Boats.