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Ron1

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USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« on: November 09, 2007, 02:27:35 PM »

Photo,s taken at Park lake , Runcorn.
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cos918

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Re: USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2007, 10:55:33 PM »

nice ship well finished. so is she kit or scratch built and other details. great work O0 john
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Ron1

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Re: USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2007, 11:04:37 PM »

nice ship well finished. so is she kit or scratch built and other details. great work O0 john


Hi John, Scratchbuilt except for some small armourments and the aircraft, 2 years work. she,s built at 1/96 scale, and is 7ft - 7 inches long. O0
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Re: USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2007, 11:12:05 PM »

its shows how deceptive photos are i would have never guessed she was that long never the less she certainly sit well on the water. john
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Re: USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2007, 11:33:48 PM »

This gives a better idea,
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Re: USS NORTH CAROLINA BB55
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2007, 11:47:46 PM »

I've read reports that the North Carolina and Washington were in fact better ships than the succeeding South Dakota class which tried a bit too hard to achieve the same battleworthiness on a shorter hull.
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