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Blue Ridge, miniature, replica, boat,ship

$499.00

- 100% hand built from scratch using plank on frame method
- Completed models contain thousands of details created by the skillful master craftsmen.
- Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
- Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of the models.
- Extensive research through original plans and pictures makes the models authentic.
- Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
- A strong wooden crate for each shipment is used to protect the product from breakage.
- Perfect gift for home or office decor, boat enthusiasts or passionate collectors
- Please select UPS or Fedex GROUND for the shipping method when you check out after adding it to the basket.

Size: L: 33 W: 8 H: 14 Inches

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About Blue Ridge:
100% hand built from scratch using "plank on frame" construction method. Hundreds of hours is required to finish a model. Completed models contain hundreds of details created by our skillful master craftsmen. Made of wood and then painted in navy grey color. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make our models authentic. Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. Just the perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector

History:
The USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) is the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-class command ships of the U.S. Navy. She is the third Navy ship named after the Blue Ridge Mountains, a range of mountains in the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. The USS Blue Ridge was commissioned on 14 November 1970, at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard as a command and control ship for the Navy. With accommodations for more than 200 officers and 1200 enlisted men, the ship provides all the services of a small town. From 1971 until 1979, the Blue Ridge operated from San Diego, California, where she deployed to the Western Pacific, earning the Meritorious Unit Commendation and Navy Unit Commendation for the evacuation of Saigon in 1975. Since October 1979, the Blue Ridge has been forward-deployed at the Yokosuka Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan as the flagship of the US Seventh Fleet. The Blue Ridge participates routinely in U.S. and allied training exercise each year with countries throughout the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. The Blue Ridge performed a nine-and-one-half month deployment as flagship for the Commander, United States Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT) during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm from August 1990 through 24 April 1991, for which the warship earned another Navy Unit Commendation. The Blue Ridge frequently makes port calls throughout the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean including Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Australia. She made her historic port visit to Shanghai, China in 1989, 2001 and again in 2004. She also visited Vladivostok, Russia, in 1996, 2003 and 2006. The ship has been cited for rescues of refugees and merchant vessel sailors. The Blue Ridge left Laem Chabang Port after a short visit to Asian University in Chonburi, Thailand on 7 May 2008, and docked in Manila, Philippines on 22 May for a 3 day goodwill visit, and also, for her crew to help construct Gawad Kalinga homes.

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  • Model: B088
  • Manufactured by: JS


This product was added to our catalog on Friday 02 April, 2010.

                                                     

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