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USS Ticonderoga Model, U.S. Navy - Hobby Master HSP1001

USS Ticonderoga Model, U.S. Navy - Hobby Master HSP1001 - click to enlarge
USS Ticonderoga Model, U.S. Navy - Hobby Master HSP1001 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HSP1001
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Hobby Master 1:700 Sea Power Series Diecast Model

USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) U.S. Navy Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser, 1980s

1:700 Scale.  Length: 9.75"

Limited production of approximately 1000 models worldwide

The USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) was a United States Navy guided-missile cruiser and the lead ship in the Ticonderoga Class. It was named for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga in 1775 as well as the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) that was nearly sunk in World War II. It was the fifth U.S. Navy ship to bear this name. The ships keel was laid on January 21, 1980 and on May 16, 1981 it was christened by first lady Nancy Reagan. The Ticonderoga was commissioned on January 22, 1983 and called the US Navy base in Norfolk Virginia its home port until 1996 when it was relocated to Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Ticonderoga (CG-47) was decommissioned on September 30, 2004 after which she was towed to the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility in Philadelphia. In May 2013 the ship was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register.

The Ticonderoga Class ship was first conceived as a low cost, large production number vessel with a hull based on the Spruance Class Destroyer, but was later redesigned as a cruiser. Over time the Ticonderoga Class evolved in to one of the most advanced ships in the United States Navy inventory. The Ticonderoga Class was the first combat surface ship to be equipped with the AEGIS weapon system that can detect threats 200 miles away and provide defense against the threat. Originally there were 27 ships built but 5 have been retired.

Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-assembled, die-cast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or ship. They are made with diecast metal and plastic components.

This model of the USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) features:

  • Die-cast metal hull
  • Historically accurate structural details
  • Rotatable deck guns
  • Display stand
  • Window box

  • Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

    Specification for the Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser

    First Ship in Class USS Ticonderoga (CG-47)

    First entered service 1983

    Crew 387 officers and enlisted


    Length 566.9 ft (172.8 m)

    Beam 55.1 ft (16.8 m)

    Draft 31.2 ft (9.5 m)

    Displacement (fully loaded) - 9,960 Long Tons


    Propulsion 4 X General Electric LM2500 gas turbine engines producing 80,000 shp to two reversible pitch propellers and two rudders

    Speed 32.5 knots (60 km/h / 37.4 mph)


    2 X Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawks


    First five vessels equipped with 2 X twin Mk 26 missiles launchers for standard SM2-MR missiles.

    From USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) onward the 2 X Mk 26 launchers and magazines were replaced by 2 X Mk 41 vertical launchers

    68 X RIM-66 SM-2

    20 X RUR-5 ASROC

    8 X RGM-84 Harpoon Missiles

    2 X Mark 45 5 in / 54 cal lightweight gun

    2 to 4 X .50 cal (12.7 mm) Gun

    2 X Phalanx CIWS

    2 X Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) triple torpedo tubes

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