U.S.S.Maine

USS-Maine - Ed Quam

Ed Quam build this highly modified kit in about 1800 hours.

Ed Quam modified this model from a kit in an estimated 1800 hours. It’s made from basswood, brass, cast resin, fiber and paint.

The USS Maine (ACR-1) was the United States Navy’s second commissioned pre-dreadnought battleship, although she was originally classified as an armored cruiser. She is best known for her catastrophic loss in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. Maine had been sent to Havana, Cuba to protect U.S. interests during the Cuban revolt against Spain.

Period: 1890’s
Model size: 38” long, 14” tall
Scale: 3/32”=1ft

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