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.
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.