The Calypso was built in the USA in 1942 as a minesweeper. she was bought in 1950 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and after extensive changes and modifications became a fully equipped ocean research vessel, complete with observation chamber, inflatable boat for shallow waters, helicopter, and much other submarine equipment.
One piece ABS plastic hull. Laser cut wood parts. Detailed plastic, brass, lexan, and ABS plastic parts for helicopter, small boats, submarine, winches and cranes. Includes two ABS plastic sheets w/submarine, boats and deck cabins. Complete fittings in wood, plastic and brass, Lexan helicopter canopy, full illustrated instructions and plans, flags, decals and logos.
Length 37", Height 13", Beam 6.7", Scale 1:45
ABS Plastic Hull
Expert Skill Level.
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