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USS Arizona (BB-39)

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avatar tillwill
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
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Before I give you the history of the ship (which many of you may already know), an announcement:
I am currently constructing a massive project involving many of the ships I am posting these days.
I won't give too many details yet, but I am in need of help, so if you are good at:
  • 1930's industrial buildings (or something similar)
  • recreating real buildings to scale with accuracy
  • anything related to military bases, especially naval
send me a PM. You will be given a build test if you choose to join and I will send you the server ip in PM.

The USS Arizona (BB-39) is a Pennsylvania-class battleship laid down in 1914 and commissioned in 1916.
She was not able to go and participate in World War I because of a fuel oil shortage in Britain; coal ships were sent instead. She did, however, escort President Wilson the the Paris Peace Conference.

Between the wars, Arizona did a lot of training and participated in fleet problems (exercises). From 1929 to 1931 she had a major modernization, changing much of her appearance.

In 1940, the pacific fleet battleships, including Arizona, were moved to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as a deterrent to Japanese Imperialism.
In 1941, after the breakdown of negotiations between the US and Japan, the Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, from 6 carriers. 3 bombs from Kaga and Hiryu hit Arizona before the fourth caused a massive magazine explosion.

1,177 officers and crew died on board Arizona during the attack, one of them was Admiral Isaac Kidd, the first US flag officer to die aboard their ship.

In 1962, a memorial was dedicated above the wreckage, which still remains in the harbor.

Today, you can still visit the memorial, and see the fuel oil floating up from the ship.



I have built this ship with full and accurate interior.

Special thanks to Yukikaze for c4d renders.
CreditYukikaze (renders)
Progress100% complete
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04/01/2017 4:58 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
daantje002
i cant se any download links :'(
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04/01/2017 11:21 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
i dont put downloads. but we are working on getting pearl harbor back up on a server sometime soon, so you can see it there when we do
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09/21/2016 11:52 pm
Level 24 : Expert Taco
SonarCST
dang dude, heck of a lot better than my model!
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09/11/2016 11:13 am
Level 39 : Artisan Sailor
Anchor_Yuki
Really NICE bulge !!! ;DDDDDDDD
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09/11/2016 1:57 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
XD thanks
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09/06/2016 11:38 pm
Level 13 : Journeyman Warrior
Ry1459
Looks great, especially like that you do interiors. Can't wait for Pearl Harbor :D
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09/06/2016 11:48 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
Yeap :D
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09/06/2016 10:47 am
Level 43 : Master Engineer
T0NG
Good to see this ship again
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09/06/2016 11:48 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
As always XD
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09/05/2016 9:21 pm
Level 26 : Expert Architect
cjmcglaughlin
Wow, great timing, as I'm actually working on a model of the USS Arizona right now!
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09/05/2016 9:54 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
well, good luck!
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09/06/2016 7:28 am
Level 26 : Expert Architect
cjmcglaughlin
Thanks
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09/05/2016 4:31 pm
Level 35 : Artisan Lego Builder
dushDJ
How do you make renders like that? I might want to do that with my planes except in clouds.
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09/05/2016 6:15 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
sorry :P but i dont know how to make the renders

I have a friend who does them for me
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09/05/2016 7:20 pm
Level 35 : Artisan Lego Builder
dushDJ
who is he so i can ask
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09/05/2016 9:54 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
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09/05/2016 4:17 pm
Level 43 : Master Sailor
Sunshine Cruise Line
amazing!
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09/05/2016 4:21 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
thank you!
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09/05/2016 3:49 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Architect
Golden Apple Yards
You are probably working on pearl harbor..
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09/05/2016 3:54 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sailor
tillwill
imagine that

well since you made the effort enjoy a sneak peek

prntscr.com/cejg40
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09/05/2016 3:59 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Architect
Golden Apple Yards
yay, thanks for the sneak. :D
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