Builds for Navy Veterans:
USS Prince Georges AP-165 (1944)
This is the old ship of a WWII vet friend who served
aboard her during the invasion of Kwajalein atoll. I built it for
presentation to him on the 60th anniversary of the Tokyo Bay Surrender
Signing which formally ended the Pacific War. Sadly, by late 2005 time
and diminishing faculties had robbed him of the memory that I was
building it for him, that he had been looking forward to it or even
that he knew me. Fair winds and following seas, My Friend.
And to you fellow modelers: if you want to honor a WWII or Korean War vet you know, don't delay - because time is flying.
USS Prince Georges AP-165
Trumpeter 1:350, reworked
by Matt Stein
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If there is a Navy veteran reading this who would like this model of a Crater-class transport, please:
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Copyright ©2006 Matthew M. Stein