Monitor (BJ-K1035)

$70.00

Designed and built by John Ericsson, the U.S.S. MONITOR became the model for an entire class of 60 gunboats, now know generically as “monitors.” Her unique low hull, presenting a small target, was sheathed in 1″ iron plate.

Description

Designed and built by John Ericsson, the U.S.S. MONITOR became the model for an entire class of 60 gunboats, now know generically as “monitors.” Her unique low hull, presenting a small target, was sheathed in 1″ iron plate. The rotating gun turret permitted firing in all directions while underway.

BlueJacket’s kit contains detailed comprehensive instructions, accurate plans, a pre-carved hull of basswood, a history of the vessel, etched brass and cast fittings, plus all the wood required to complete the model.

Length 10-3/4″ / Scale 1/16″=1′

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs