RJN 119 Hughes Mining Barge
New 1/1250 scale model of the American submersible barge Hughes Mining Barge or HBM-1 by Rhenania Junior (RJN 119).
Originally built as part of Project Azorian the barge was able to submerge to install the lifting gear needed to attempt to raise the Soviet submarine on Glomar Explorer in secret. Subsequently served as floating dry dock for Sea Shadow stealth test ship (available as RJN 114 Sea Shadow). Currently in private hands as a floating dry dock in Alameda, CA.
|Length:||324 ft (99 m)|
|Beam:||106 ft (32 m)|
|Draft:||13 ft (4.0 m)|