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USS Whitehall PCE-856
Patrol Craft Escort

DUMAS MODEL BOATS - 1/96 SCALE - USS WHITEHALL 23"
US NAVY PATROL CRAFT ESCORT - RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL BOAT KIT

The USS Whitehall was commissioned in 1944 and was named after the town of Whitehall, NY, the birthplace
 of the US Navy. She served along the east coast and then was sent to the South Seas where she did anti-submarine duty.

There are some parts you may have to scratchbuild.

MSRP Price 110.00 Kit DC183 - Our price $99.00


Great model for static display too!

This kit features a 2 piece vacuum formed hull, expanded pvc die cuts and laser cut balsa and birch plywood parts.
Step by step instructions, name and number decals round out this Navy support ship kit. Designed for radio control.
For use with electric motor. The model is 23 inches long with a 4 inch beam.
Radio control unit and running hardware must be purchased separately $45.00. #2369
Paint and glue are required for assembly but not included. This is a wooden kit.

PCE(R)-848 Class Patrol Craft Escort (Rescue): Laid down, 17 December 1943 at Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Co., Chicago, Ill; Launched, 21 April 1944; Commissioned USS PCE(R)-856, 11 November 1944; Decommissioned 23 June 1946 at Norfolk, VA; Recommissioned, 18 November 1950; Named Whitehall, 15 February 1956; Reclassified as a Patrol Craft Escort, PCE-856, 15 March 1962; Decommissioned, 1 July 1970 at Philadelphia, PA and struck from the Naval Register; Reportedly sold for scrap, 17 May 1973 to the R. W. Denny Corp. of Montvale, NJ, but in fact sold in 1970 to Eastern Seaboard Pile-Driving, Montvale and renamed Donna Marie; Converted to a tug in 1974; Sold in 1980 to Standard Products Co. Inc. of Reedsville, VA and renamed Atlantic Surf; Sold to Omega Protein Inc. of Hammond, LA and renamed Atlantic Shore. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 903 t; Length 184' 6"; Beam 33' 1"; Draft 9' 5"; Speed 15.7k; Complement 99; Armament one dual purpose 3"/50 gun mount, two single 40mm Gun Mounts, two dct, two dcp; Propulsion two 2,000 shp General Motors 12-278A diesel engines, two shafts.

These ships below can be built from this kit.

PCE-842 USS MARFA PCE-843 USS SKOWHEGAN PCE-845 USS WORLAND PCE-846 USS PCE 846 PCE-867 USS PCE 867 PCE-868 USS DANIA PCE-869 USS PCE 869 PCE-870 USS PCE 870 PCE-871 USS PCE 871 PCE-872 USS PCE 872 PCE-873 USS PCE 873 PCE-874 USS PASCAGOULA PCE-875 USS PCE 875 PCE-876 USS PCE 876 PCE-877 USS HAVRE PCE-878 USS BUTTRESS PCE-879 USS PCE 879 PCE-880 USS ELY PCE-881 USS PCE 881 PCE-882 USS PCE 882 PCE-883 USS PCE 883 PCE-884 USS PCE 884 PCE-885 USS PCE 885 PCE-886 USS PCE 886 PCE-891 USS PCE 891 PCE-892 USS SOMERSET PCE-893 USS CRESTVIEW PCE-894 USS PCE 894 PCE-895 USS PCE 895 PCE-896 USS PCE 896 PCE-898 USS GROTON PCE-899 USS LAMAR PCE-900 USS GROTON PCE-902 USS PORTAGE PCE-903 USS BATESBURG PCE-904 USS GETTYSBURG PCER-842 USS PCER 842 PCER-843 USS WORLAND PCER-844 USS EUNICE PCER-845 USS PCER 845 PCER-847 USS SOMERSWORTH PCER-848 USS FAIRVIEW PCER-849 USS SOMERSWORTH PCER-850 USS FAIRVIEW PCER-851 USS ROCKVILLE PCER-852 USS BRATTLEBORO PCER-853 USS AMHERST PCER-854 USS PCER 854 PCER-855 USS REXBURG PCER-856 USS WHITEHALL PCER-857 USS MARYSVILLE PCER-858 USS PCER 858 PCER-859 USS PCER 859 PCER-860