USS CV-2 Lexington carrier 05/1942
A model of the brand Trumpeter the kit: USS CV-2 Lexington carrier 05/1942 – Trumpeter 05608.
The kit consists of over 583pcs : Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected; Include 4 F4Fs of VF-2, 6 SBDs of VB-2& VS-2, 3 TBDs of VT-2, total 3 types 13 a/c with clear canopy, folding wings.
USS LEXINGTON CV-2 Length overall:270.8m Beam max:39.7m hull:32.2m Displacement standard:41187t full load:43054t The LEXINGTON(CV-2),was originally designated CC-1,laid down as a battlecruiser 8 Jan 1921 Quincy,Massachusetts.Authorized to be completed as an aircraft carrier 1 July 1922,commissioned 14 December 1927.On 7 December 1941,LEXINGTON based at Pearl Harbor,when word of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was recevied,She immediately launched searchplane to hunt for the Japanese fleet. On 7 may 1942 LEXINGTON’S air group sank the Japanese light carrier SHOHO.8th,LEXINGTON was hit by 2 torpedos and 3 bombs,finaly rolled over on her side and sank..LEXINGTON recevied 2 bettle stars for her World War II service.
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