This model was built in 1989 by master model maker Robert L. Okerholm. It has won First Prize in an international juried model ship show in the Ottawa, Canada National Museum of Science and Technology in 1990, Second Prize in the USS Constitution Shipwright Guild Juried ship model show in 1991, and has been shown at naval trade shows in Washington, DC and San Diego, CA. This model floats and can be radio controlled on the water use. It is also suitable for display in a museum or a collector's home.
Scale: 1:96 Length: 70" (1778 mm)
Construction: Fiberglass hull, rigid Gatorfoam board superstructure, hand crafted brass masts and fittings, custom resin cast fittings hand made by the builder.
Working electronic items: Antenna, Navigational lights, Rudder, Propellers.