USS HORNET CV-8 Length overall: 252m Beam max: 34.3m Displacement standard: 19500t Full load: 25400t The HORNET (CV-8) was launched 14 December 1940 by the Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co,and commissioned at Norfolk 20 October 1941. 18 April 1942, HORNET lunched B-25 to bomb Japan, Intercepted broadcasts, both in Japanese and English. 6 June 1942, HORNET planes attacked the fleeing Japanese fleet to assist in sinking cruiser Mikuma, damaged a destroyer, and left cruiser Mogami aflame and heavily damaged. HORNET (CV-8) received four battle stars for World War II service.
Item No 05727
Item Name USS HORNET CV-8
Item Type Static Kit
Model Brief Length: 360 mm Width: 49mm
Total Parts 465pcs
Total Sprues 22pcs
Paint Schemes 1942 Measure 12
More Features Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected.