Handbuilt Model of the USS Defiance, Naval Gunboat
Posted on: November 11, 2019 /
Heavy resin model of the USS Defiance, a US Navy escort vessel. It’s in excellent condition but there is a crack in the Plexiglas display case (see the photos). The display measures 17.5′ long by 4.5″ wide by 6.5″ wide. The model itself measure 14.75″ long by 1.5″ wide by 5 high. This model comes from the collections of James Bloom, a published naval historian who lives in Washington, D. It will be carefully packaged. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Defiance was 165 ft (50.3 m) long, 24 ft (7.3 m) wide, and displaced 250 t (246.1 long tons; 275.6 short tons). She had a crew of three officers, and 21 crew members. She had a top speed of 40 kn (74.1 km/h; 46.0 mph), and was propelled by two shafts, which were powered by a system of two diesel engines, and a gas turbine. This system allowed for them to cruise at economical oil use levels, by only using the diesel engines, but also sail quickly when needed, by using the gas turbine. She was launched on 24 August 1968, and commissiomned on 24 September 1969. Her identifying symbol was of a clenched fist holding three lightning bolts, with the motto “With Knowledge and Confidence to Defy”. The item “Handbuilt Model of the USS Defiance, Naval Gunboat” is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “acarpel” and is located in Frederick, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States