NAVY MODEL WITH WALNUT AND METAL STAND AND ORIGINAL FOAM PADDED FACTORY SEALED BOX. The Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United States during World War II. They were British in conception but adapted by the USA, cheap and quick to build, and came to symbolize U. Fleet and for lend-lease provision to Britain. Eighteen American shipyards built 2,751 Liberties between 1941 and 1945, easily the largest number of ships produced to a single design. Painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany wood and resin composite materials, by The Toys & Models Corporation’s (TMC), this WWII U. After it is sanded and puttied, skilled artists paint on the intricate details. Clear lacquer provides the finishing touch and long-lasting protection. Navy Cargo Carrier – makes a great gift for any naval military buff or history fan. A Short History about the U. Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United States during World War II. Though British in conception, they were adapted by the U. As they were cheap and quick to build, and came to symbolize U. Fleet and for lend-lease deliveries of war material to Britain and to the Soviet Union via deliveries through Iran. Eighteen American shipyards built 2,710 Libertys between 1941 and 1945, easily the largest number of ships produced to a single design. The immense effort to build Liberty ships, the sheer number of ships built, and the fact that some of the ships survived far longer than the original design life of five years, make them the subject of much interest. The item comes from a non-smoking environment. Great Customer Service Is My #1 Priority! The item “US Navy Liberty Cargo Ship Merchant Marine Desk Top Display 1/92 Boat WW2 Model” is in sale since Tuesday, November 13, 2012. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “bordi20″ and is located in Fairfield, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: United States