USS Tarawa

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USS Tarawa

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 06 Feb 2010 23:54

What ever became of the USS Tarawa featured fleetingly on page 21 of Model Boats mag. March 2000 shown under constuction alongside the then unfinished USS Winston Churchill :?: :?:

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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby MikeJames » 07 Feb 2010 02:28

Belongs to Chris Baily.

I am led to believe it is well advanced and operational, it just doesn't get out often unfortunately.

Given the size of the model, it may be that plays a part in it's infrequent excursions as well.

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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby alienpew » 07 Feb 2010 10:54

Plus the fact that Chris is also building BB USS Missouri, & bought half built CV64 USS Constellation from John Slater,
both 1/72, this is a lad with a lot on his plate, Tarawa being the smallest serving.
I am trying to badger him to get Tarawa up & running for this year's regatta, hopefully as a companion to Tony Firth's
Wasp cl LHD. Ooh Ahh !!!

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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 07 Feb 2010 11:14

Ah cool , always wondered what became of it as She never popped up in any of the mission reports! I was saying to Graham yesterday I'd like to do a San Antonio class LPD so I have somewhere 2 park my pair of CH-53e's and a pair of MH-53j PavelowIII's !! Got 2 finish CGN-9 1st and the salvage tug and 1/10ish scale jet sprint boat...... :taz: :taz:

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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 28 Oct 2010 19:57

Hey Alien do you know if Chris is going 2 have USS Tarawa LHA-1 at the regatta?? Would be really cool 2 see CGN-9 and the LHA together!!

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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby scott154 » 28 Oct 2010 23:18

Hey Bruce, I was talking to GD about four months ago that a San Antonio class USS New York would be a nice model to have. Really like the look of her. :ninj: :ninj:
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Re: USS Tarawa

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 28 Oct 2010 23:54

Yep she would be a nice model, very big model 2!

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