Yankee Modelworks has announced two new releases for the fall of 2011. Both ships were active in the USN during World War II. One went on to be a Cold War warrior.
Yankee Modelworks announces the upcoming release of three 1:350 resin cruisers. First up is the YKM35151 USS Miami CL-89 Light Cruiser 1944 outfit. This kit comes complete with photo etch details and white metal fittings and carries a MSRP of $285.00. Next up is the YKM35144 USS Baltimore CA-68 Heavy Cruiser 1944 outfit. This kit also comes with photo etch and white metal fittings. The Baltimore’s suggested retail price is $325.00. Last but certainly not least is the YKM35074 IJN Chikuma WWII Heavy Cruiser 1942 outfit. As with the Baltimore, she comes complete with photo etch and white metal fittings and a suggested retail price is $325.00. All of these fine kits feature hulls that are split at waterline, with NO casting plugs on the hulls.
Want to build the 1944 version of the USS Alabama? Yankee Modelworks gives us their 1/350 USS Alabama 1945 conversion kit for the Trumpeter USS Massachusetts kit.
Yankee Modelworks does it again with their 1/350 USS South Dakota 1944 conversion kit for the Trumpeter USS Massachusetts kit. Namesake of a class of four fast battleships, the South Dakota is the most popular of the class.
Do you want build the USS Indiana in 1/350 plastic? Here's your chance. Yankee Modelworks introduces the 1/350 USS Indiana 1942 conversion kit for the Trumpeter USS Massachusetts kit.
Yankee Modelworks sends us news of their very interesting backdate kit for Trumpeter's 1/350 USS Massachusetts. The Trumpeter kit depicts the USS Massachusetts in her current configuration as a museum ship, roughly her final outfit in 1946.
Continuing their series of USN GUPPY conversions, Yankee Modelworks will be offering two new submarines in the series: SS-377 USS Menhaden and SS 394 USS Razorback