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Cyber-hobby 1/700 scale USS Long Beach CGN-9

This beautiful model kit scales out perfectly and needs only a full set of railings to be truly complete.
By Bruno Schielzeth
Published: May 2, 2011
The USS Long Beach was an unusual first/last ship. Commissioned in 1961, she was the first nuclear-powered cruiser and the last built with a true cruiser hull. The only ship of her class, she was originally designed as an “all-missile” cruiser. But two 5"/.38-caliber gun mounts were added amidships by order of President John F. Kennedy.

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