Merrimac – CSS Virginia (BJ-K1041)
In July of 1861, the Confederate Navy began converting the partly-burned hull of the captured Union wooden steam frigate MERRIMACK to an ironclad. Rechristened VIRGINIA, she set forth in March, 1862 to do battle against the blockading U.S. Navy fleet, eventually meeting her match, the MONITOR
The kit contains a pre-carved hull of basswood, accurate plans, a detailed instruction manual, finely cast BlueJacket Britannia pewter fittings, and all the other parts you’ll need.
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