Overall length: 205.3 meters Overall width: 21.6 meters Displacement: 13600t The USS Pittsburgh Heavy Cruiser (CA-72) started construction on February 3, 1943, was launched on February 22, 1944 and entered service 8 months later. In early 1945, she joined the TF58 task force with the Lexington aircraft carrier (CV-16) as the core. Between March and April 1945, during the attack on Okinawa, the Pittsburgh began to assume the responsibility of escorting the aircraft carrier and covering the offensive forces. The enemy's air attacks were effectively shielded, and the Pittsburgh ensured that the offensive forces could receive strong support from the aircraft carrier. During the operation, she also performed reconnaissance and search and rescue pilot tasks. On June 4, 1945, the Pittsburgh was blown off the bow in a strong typhoon, which was said to have reached a wind speed of 70 knots. After a simple treatment, the Pittsburgh left the switch island base and it took a month to arrive at the local shipyard to start repairs. During the repair, the war ended. Although the Pittsburgh was returned to service on March 12, 1946, it was quickly retired. The Pittsburgh received two Battle Star medals in the war.
Item No. 05726
Product name USS Pittsburgh CA-72 1944
Product ratio 1:700
Product Type Static Warship
Model Brief Length: 296.7 mm Width: 32.2mm
Total number of parts 264pcs
Metal parts n/a
Etched parts n/a
Film film n/a
Resin parts n/a
Total number of sprues 14pcs sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, decks and waterline plate and display stand
Paint Schemes 1944 Measure 33
Announcement date n/a
More description Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected.