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560 Calypso

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Scale model of Jacques Yves Cousteau's ocean research ship. 1:45 scale ABS hull 12.99"H 37"L 6.69"W

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Scale model of Jacques Yves Cousteau's ocean research ship. 1:45 scale ABS hull 12.99"H 37"L 6.69"W

The Calypso was built in the US in 1942 as a minesweeper. She was bought in 1950 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and after extensive changes and modifications has become a fully equipped ocean research vessel, complete with observation chamber in the stern, oval diving bell, Galaezzi diving chamber, inflatable boat for shallow waters, helicopter and other submarine equipment. length is 42M, tonnage 360 tons and a top speed of 12 knots. Kit includes plastic hull, laser cut wooden strips, stern tube with shaft, rudder, fittings set, plan and manual. Scale model of Jacques Yves Cousteau's ocean research ship. 1:45 scale ABS hull 12.99"H 37"L 6.69"W

DUE TO THE COMPLEX MANUFACTURING PROCESS, THIS MODEL BOAT KIT IS PRODUCED ONLY ONCE PER YEAR. WE HAVE LIMITED QUANTITY ONHAND.

Paints used for this model boat kit are: BB#1, BB#10, BB#11, BB#14, BB#15, BB#17, BB#30, BB#35, BB#36, + BB#35 thinner

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