This is Museum-quality, Fully Assembled model of the USS SIMS. The model is 100% hand built from scratch using 'plank on frame' construction method. It was built according to scale (1:95) from the ship plan. Our master craftsmen have spent more than 150 hours to finish it. This replicas s amazing details include the super structure, .50 caliber machine gun, armor, torpedo tupes, painted wooden life boats, ship davit, radar and many more. No plastic parts! Comes on a solid wood base, with brass nameplate.
USS Sims (DD-409) was the lead ship of her class of destroyers in the United States Navy during World War II. She was the first ship to be named for William Sims, an admiral who pushed for the modernization of the Navy. Sims was laid down on 15 July 1937 by Bath Iron Works Corporation, Bath, Maine; launched on 8 April 1939; sponsored by Mrs. William S. Sims; and commissioned on 1 August 1939, Lieutenant Commander W. A. Griswold in command.