Skill Level: 2
PT-109 is immortalized as the boat commanded by John F Kennedy. PTs were powered by three twelve-cylinder Packard engines and equipped with four torpedo tubes, machine guns, and an anti-aircraft gun. Without ceremony or christening, she was lowered into Newark Bay in July 1942; two months later her baptism under fire took place in the Guadalcanal war area.
Waterslide decals are included, and the model can be painted as seen on the box with these colors: Copper, Black, Gray, Blue, Silver, and Flesh. Four torpedo tubes, two twin .50 caliber machine guns, a 20mm cannon, a life raft, four crew figures, and three rudders, propellers, and shafts are all included.
Contains clear assembly instructions with a detailed synopsis of Kennedy's exciting and dangerous voyage.
Includes a display stand.