The Calypso was built in the USA in 1942 as a minesweeper. she was bought in 1950 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and after extensive changes and modifications became a fully equipped ocean research vessel, complete with observation chamber, inflatable boat for shallow waters, helicopter, and much other submarine equipment.
One piece ABS plastic hull.
Complete fittings in wood, plastic and brass, full illustrated instructions and plans, flags, decals and logos.
Length 37″/Height 13″/Width 6.7″/Scale 1:45