CSS Turtle is one of the last ironclads of the American Civil War. Built by the Confederates, equipped with a thick armor, tended to allow them regaining initiative on Mississippi. Unfortunately the war ended and the ship had not been used in action. Now (at the turn of the XIX and XX century) it is used in South America mainly as a special transport ship for hire. Among the crew you can find some veterans - e.g. captain Bee.
Model consist of two parts - surface armoured deck with guns and submerged hull with boiler, enignes and galley.
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