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USS The Sullivans DD-537 Fletcher class destroyerKit

 
Destroyers are named for naval heroes and leaders. Thus the Navy decided to honor the five Sullivan brothers by naming a new destroyer The Sullivans. The five Sullivan brothers — George, Francis, Joseph, Madison, and Albert Sullivan, aged 19 to 27 — lost their lives when their ship, USS Juneau, was sunk by a Japanese submarine in November 1942 in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. This was the greatest military loss by any one American family during World War II.

USS The Sullivans, a 2,050-ton Fletcher class destroyer, was built at San Francisco, California. Commissioned in September 1943, her World War II service was mainly as a component of the Pacific fast carrier task forces. In that role, she participated in most of the carrier operations of 1944-45, notably including the Marshalls, Marianas, Leyte and Ryukyus campaigns and the February-March 1945 raids on the Japanese home islands.

The Sullivans was placed in reserve after the war, but returned to active service in July 1951. Operating in the Atlantic and off Korea until 1953, she then became a unit of the Atlantic Fleet and made periodic deployments to the Mediterranean Sea. Her final service was as a Naval Reserve training ship. Decommissioned for the last time in January 1965, The Sullivans remained in reserve until 1977 and then became a museum ship. She is presently on public exhibit at Buffalo, New York.

 

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#195-914-1 The Sullivans DD537 kit
Dimensions:
length:00" scale:1/350 US$25.00

#000-000-0 The Sullivans acrylic paint set ($2.50 per color)

#000-000-0 Glue set 3 different glues including a glue for photo etched parts

Gold Medal Photo etched super detail sets in 1/350 scale

#195-880-8 Metal railing set (especially for 1/350 scale Fletcher Class Destroyers. Tamyia or Trumpeter)
Railing in several styles including pre-shaped sections for bridge roof and upswept main deck.
* Vertical and inclined ladders,
* Depth charges tracks and stowage racks,
* K-gun loading racks in single-row and double-row styles,
* 40mm and 20mm anti-aircraft gun details,
* Life raft racks,
* Propeller guards,
* Funnel cap grilles, boat details,
* Mast and yardarm details,
* Mk. 12, Mk. 22, SC, SC-2, and SG radars, ECM antennas,
* Stokes litters,
* Watertight doors,
* Capstan brake wheels and assorted control wheels. web price US$41.95

#178-820-1 One hundred crewmen: Officers, sailors & signal men set
(for 1/350 scale ships) In various poses climbing ladders, pointing, waving, gesticulating & saluting. US$9.95

Metal Anchor Chain

PH4403 Brass anchor chain for 1/350 scale US$3.95

PH4400 Brass anchor chain for 1/700 scale US$4.25


International flag set
#180-504-5 These flags are printed so that they appear to be blowing in the wind. Flags of several countries such as the Unitied States, Britain, Japan's rising sun, nazi Germany etc. This set includes flags in both 1/700 and 1/350 scale. US$9.95

 

 

 








#178-845-3 US Navy Hull Numbers
Shaded hull numbers, Unshaded hull numbers, Draft marks (water depth marks), "E" efficiancy markings in white and red, safety markings, etc. Scale:1/350 Price: US$9.95

Books


#104-909-1 US Battle ships in action Vol#1 US$8.65


#138-623-5 US Battle ships in action Vol#2 US$8.65

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