JFK PT-109 Boat WW2 1/72 scale skill 2 Revell plastic model kit#0310
Revell / Monogram scale model kit #0310
1/72 PT-109 JFK Plastic Model Boat kit
Skill level 2 for intermediate modelers, ages 10 and up.
It was commanded by LTJG John F. Kennedy.
Static model contains 83 pieces molded in dark green.
Waterslide decals are included, and the model can be painted as seen on the box with these colors: copper, black, gray, blue, silver, and flesh. Four torpedo tubes, two twin .50 caliber machine guns, a 20mm cannon, a life raft, four crew figures, and three rudders, propellers and hafts are all included. Contains clear assembly instructions with a detailed synopsis of Kennedy's exciting and dangerous voyage. Includes a display stand.
One decal sheet with markings for one boat:
PT109, 109, and two American flags
Length: 13" (33.1cm)
Width: 3-1/2" (9cm)
PT-109 is immortalized as the boat commanded by John F Kennedy. It was powered by three twelve-cylinder Packard engines, and equipped with four torpedo tubes, machine guns, and an anti-aircraft gun. Without ceremony or christening, she was lowered into Newark Bay in July, 1942; two months later her baptism under fire took place in the Guadalcanal war area.