1/350 Uss ABSD-1 Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock

1/350 Uss ABSD-1 Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock

  • Lagerzustand:Verfügbar in 2-4 Wochen
  • Produktcode:TAK6006
  • Marke:Takom
CHF 173.30


Takom - 1/350 Uss ABSD-1 Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock
Auxiliary Floating Dock, Big AFDB, composed of ten Advance Base Sectional Docks ABSD each 165' wide, 93' long, 75' deep, with a total lifting capacity of 90,000'100,000 tons when fully assembled.

Construction was undertaken in 1942/43 at four US shipyards, Everett-Pacific Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Everett WA, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co at Eureka CA, also Morgan City LA, and Pollack-Stockton Shipbuilding Co, Stockton CA. Commissioned at Everett, Washington State Usa in May 1943.

Deployed to Espiritu Santo in the South Pacific, initially as an 8-section dry dock in late 1943 and completed to 10-sections by April 1944, to undertake repair work on vessels ranging from landing craft to battleships and aircraft carriers engaged in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of operations. Relocated in April 1945 to the Leyte Gulf in the Philippines to continue ship repairs until February 1946.
Dry dock can accommodate most 1/350 scale WWII US Navy warships, including battleships & aircraft carriers. Many photo-etch & 3D-Printed parts included. L: 778mm.