PT-109 Patrol Torpedo Boat Lt(jg) Kennedy
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In World War II the PT (Patrol Torpedo) Boat was a fast, maneuverable and inexpensive attack craft that made a strong contribution to winning the war in the Pacific. The PT 109 was commanded by the United States' 35th President, John F. Kennedy, Lt. (jg) USNR, and survived being cut in half by a Japanese destroyer. On that frightful night Lt. Kennedy was able to save his entire crew even to the extent of helping one who couldn't swim.
- Two part hull
- Detailed superstructure
- Interior Cabins
- 37mm anti-tank gun on the foredeck
- Two paint schemes
- Authentic representation of the following versions:
- PT-109, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 2, South Pacific, 2 August 1943, commanded by Lieutenant, junior grade (LTJG) John F. Kennedy
- PT-109, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 2, Tulagi Island, Solomon Islands, South Pacific, August 1942 - February 1943
- 4-color detailed instruction manual
- Molded in light gray and clear