USS Atlanta (CL-51) Light Cruiser USN Navy Ship Model WWII
Designed to provide anti-aircraft protection for US naval task groups, Atlanta served in this capacity in the naval battles Midway and the Eastern Solomons. Atlanta was heavily damaged by Japanese and friendly gunfire in a night surface action on 13 November 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadacanal. The cruiser was sunk on her captain’s orders in the afternoon of the same day. Vaclav Niedermertl is a master model maker. The Models you see here was recently completed and is entirely scratch built using only Wood, Museum Board and a pulp based compound. All parts are made by hand and not from a kit. The item “USS Atlanta (CL-51) Light Cruiser USN Navy Ship Model WWII” is in sale since Sunday, February 07, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “amat.nei” and is located in hayward, Ca.. This item can be shipped to United States.