SS AMERICA United States Lines. Luxury Cruise Ocean Liner Model. This model is hand built by artisans using plank on frame construction method. Rosewood, mahogany, teak and other exotic woods are selected to build the model. Propellers, rudders and other fittings.
Laser cut details like doors and windows. Hollow hull and hollow superstructure. Was an ocean liner built in 1940 for the United States Lines and was designed by the noted American naval architect William Francis Gibbs. She carried many names in the 54 years between her construction and her 1994 wreck: SS America (carrying this name three different times during her career); troop transport USS West Point ; and SS Australis , Italis , Noga , Alferdoss , and American Star. She served most notably in passenger service as America and the Greek-flagged Australis.
She was wrecked as the American Star at Playa de Garcey on Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands on 18 January 1994. The wreck has broken up and collapsed into the sea. Only a small section of the bow remains visible during low tide.Box has wear - label on box - AS SHOWN. This would make a great addition to any collection.
SPECIAL NOTE: Some of the items I have come into possession are from my uncle's collection. I will be listing this collection over the next few months.There will be a variety of mostly toys from the early 1900s to the 1980s. Many of the boxed items have been stored for many years and may have wear and tears to the boxes. The item "SS AMERICA OCEAN LINER SHIP MODEL 34 ORIGINAL BOX- FREE SHIPPING" is in sale since Thursday, October 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Cruise Ships & Ocean Liners\Other Cruise Ship Collectibles". The seller is "mbpa1" and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.