Saratoga Model Shipyard SMY41 USS Bushnell AS.2 1917-37 1/1250
A 1/1250 scale metal model of the US submarine tender Bushnell AS.2. First commissioned in 1915 she was sent with a submarine group to Queenstown now Cobh to help the allies. At the end of WW1, she escorted captured German submarines across the Atlantic to the US & Canada. Until 1931, she operated in the Caribbean and then moved to the Pacific. Searched for survivors of the airship Macron in 1935 and became a hydrographic survey vessel AG.23 Sumner in 1937.