US Navy Gato Submarine 1/72 0396

US Navy Gato Submarine 1/72 0396

Brand: Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop

The Gato class submarine was designed to cover the large areas of the Pacific Ocean.  Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Gato subs began attacks on Japanese shipping. Throughout the war, they not only sank military vessels, but also merchant marine ships carrying raw materials.  In ...Read more

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Description

The Gato class submarine was designed to cover the large areas of the Pacific Ocean.  Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Gato subs began attacks on Japanese shipping. Throughout the war, they not only sank military vessels, but also merchant marine ships carrying raw materials.  In addition, the Gato subs performed important missions, like command raids and rescuing downed pilots.  The Gatos were 311 feet long and carried a crew of eighty-five men.

Kit features:

Display Stand 

Full-detailed 4-inch deck gun  

20 mm and 40 mm guns one tailed sail structure 

Molded in light gray and clear.

Skill Level: 5

Scale: 1/72

Length: 52"

Width: 3.75"

Height: 11.25"

Parts: 273

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