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Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model
Shinano Aircraft Carrier
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Quick Statistics: Body Length - 36.00 in.[91.40 cm.] •
Era: World War II •
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A solid mahogany stand is supplied with each model.

Production approximately 10-12 weeks from date of order confirmation
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Model Specific Information

Official designation: ��� IJN Shinano class aircraft carrier
Common designation: ��� Shinano
Type: ��� Aircraft carrier
Manufacturer: ��� Yokosuka Navy Yard
Production Dates: ��� May 4, 1940 - Keel laid (planned as third Yamato class battleship)
� ��� Dec 12, 1940 - Construction of the Shinano halted
� ��� 1942 - Plans altered, Shinano now planned as an aircraft carrier
� ��� Oct 8, 1944 - Shinano is launched
� ��� Nov 19, 1944 - Shinano is commissioned
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Boilers: ��� 12 Kanpon boilers
Turbines: ��� Geared steam turbines
Horsepower: ��� 153,000 s.h.p.
Shafts: ��� 4
Range (Nautical Miles): ��� 7,200 @ 16 knots
Maximum Speed: ��� 27-28 knots
Crew:��� 2,400
Standard Displacement (tons):��� 59,900 ( kg)��� Full Load Displacement (tons):��� 73,040 ( kg)
Length (O/A):��� 840ft (256 m) Length (W/L):��� 810ft (247 m)
Beam:��� 119ft (36.3 m) Draft:��� 32.9ft (10 m)
Flight Deck Length:��� 872.9ft (266 m) Flight Deck Width:��� 131.3ft (40 m)
Hanger:��� 550ft long


Protection: ��� Main Side Belt: ��� Possible 5in belt
� ��� Deck Armour ��� 2.8in - 4.0in
� ��� Flight Deck Armour ��� 3.1in
� ��� Citadel ��� Various important parts of the ship were protected by light armour



Armament: ��� Main Battery: ��� 16 x 5� (127mm)/40 cal Type 89 in eight twin mountings
� ��� Secondary Battery ��� 12 x 4.7� 45 cal (120mm) 10 Nendo Shiki in twin mounts
� ��� Anti-Aircraft Weapons ��� 145 x 60 cal (25 mm) MG
� � ��� 22 x 76 cal (13 mm) MG
� � ��� 12 x 28 barrel AAW rocket launchers




General Product Information

Our Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model scale model boat or ship exhibits unique, unrivalled quality and detailed design to come as close as possible to the accuracy of the actual vessel. It comes standard with a robust , durable base or stand which is available in a variety of different finishes designed to match your own personal requirements and will be ready within about 10-12 weeks from placement of order.

The Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model model boat or ship is made of the finest kiln dried renewable mahogany wood (commonly known as Lauan or Meranti) which has undergone many stages of carving and meticulous and careful sanding giving the beautiful finished museum quality masterpiece. Many collectors and model connoisseurs demonstrate their preference for genuine handmade and hand painted mahogany wood models rather than plastic, resin or die cast (diecast) alternatives due to the overall look and totally different feel of the item - we trust you will find the same. Our craftsmen and gifted artisans ensure that our finely handcrafted vessels match the precise blueprint details of the original item. The Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model model boats paint scheme, markings and parts are closely matched, reflecting the original Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model . This top-quality Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model replica will surely enthral anyone who receives this stylish desktop display as a gift. This Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model model plane is for sure one of the most appropriate and desirably collectable gifts for every marine vessel enthusiast and avid boat collector whilst also displaying a perfect resemblance to the actual Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model.

If you require we can also make the Shinano Aircraft Carrier Model with any other markings or colours you require and if necesary in a different size or scale. Just email us a description or photographs with colours and we will let you have a quotation for the necessary customisation.

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