USS Guardfish SSN 612 Model Submarines

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Our 1/350th enhanced scale model of the USS Guardfish 612, a United States Navy Permit Class Attack Nuclear-powered Submarine, represents the finest in master craftsmanship. Built by a Master Ship Model Builder with more than 40 years experience.

Launched in 1965, Guardfish was originally home ported in Pearl Harbor, HI. She joined the Pacific Fleet as a unit of Submarine Squadron Seven and transited the Panama Canal. She received the Navy Unit Commendation during this term of service.

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In 1975 her home port was changed to Vallejo, CA where she became part of Submarine Squadron Three. During this distinguished service, she was awarded the Silver Anchor Award in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1989.

Moving her home port once more in 1991 to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA she earned the Silver Dolphin flag for Enlisted Warfare Qualification Excellence. In 1992 she was decommissioned.

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Our realistic Permit Class Submarine models are not to be compared with machine made import versions. We build each one by hand in the USA using only professional grade materials.

A powerful weapon, the USS Guardfish has a hull length of 279 feet, with four 21" torpedo tubes forward. With a maximum speed of 20+ knots, she carried 12 officers and 94 enlisted men.

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Enhanced with exterior detailing including air brushed highlights bring out water reflections and weathering. This makes for a much more interesting model to view than just a simple single color.

Our Permit Class submarines feature brass propellers, drive shafts and pedestals.

Each model is mounted on a natural wood base, shown below on a dark solid Black Walnut base above on our standard Red Oak base. Finished in numerous coats fine Danish oils and hand rubbed to a fine luster.

A protective flame polished clear acrylic cover and custom engraved brass nameplate are included for a top quality professional display.

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An ideal work of art for any Navy veteran, active duty military personnel, Submariner or military model enthusiast.

12" long x 4" deep x 6" tall


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Missile Launches, Torpedo Firings, Opening Hatches, Support Aircraft, Exotic Case Woods and more

Available in the following Thresher & Permit Class Attack Submarine configurations
USS Thresher SSN 593  USS Tinosa SSN 606
USS Permit SSN 594  USS Dace SSN 607
USS Plunger SSN 595  USS Guardfish SSN 612
USS Barb SSN 596  USS Flasher SSN 613
USS Pollack SSN 603  USS Greenling SSN 614
USS Haddo SSN 604  USS Gato SSN 615
USS Jack SSN 605  USS Haddock SSN 621

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Raven Arts, offering simply the finest in the world since 1989.
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The Ship Model Masters of Raven Arts in Washington State are the nation's premier custom model ship building service located just West of Seattle, WA

Custom built ship models such as this USS Guardfish SSN-612 Permit Class Nuclear Submarine are built by professional Master Model Builders. Each model is a custom work of fine art built by hand in the USA.

Available in a multitude of sizes and configurations.


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