The Gunboat Philadelphia, officially known as USS Philadelphia, was a ship of the Continental Navy. She was part of a fleet under the command of General Benedict Arnold and took part in the 1776 Battle of Valcour Island.
Despite sinking on the day of the battle, she was one of the few vessels used in the Revolutionary War to be raised. You too can bring life back to this historic ship with the USS Philadelphia model kit!
About the manufacturer
Model Shipways, a division of Model Expo, has a strong legacy behind its name. Having been in continuous operation since 1946, it is the oldest ship model factory in the United States. With such long history comes a passion and focus on quality.
They are known for their laser cut parts which not only provides a perfect fit but allows for seamless assembly of their model kits. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, you will not be disappointed by the offerings from Model Shipways.
About the Gunboat Philadelphia Model Boat Kit
The Gunboat Philadelphia model boat kit has everything you need for an exciting model building project. As an intermediate kit, it is guaranteed to offer a rewarding model building experience. At Premier Ship Models, we are proud of these products and know you will be too! Other details for this specific kit include…
Step by step instruction manual for a streamlined building experience
Hull type: plank on frame
Laser cut model pieces to allow a more precise final model
Includes all parts to complete the model
Building tools and accessories not included
Tools for your ship building project
Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, having the right tools will make all the difference to your model making adventure. We offer a range of necessary tools including hammers, pins, scissors, needles, acrylic paint, glue and much more. Explore our range of model ship tool kits and discover the right products for the assembly of your model kit.
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