SN 3-05 Duncan DDR-874
New 1/1250 scale waterline model of the American Gearing class destroyer USS Duncan DDR-874 by Spider Navy (SN 3-05) as in 1966 after FRAM II modernization.
Duncan started life as a Gearing class destroyer DD-874. Laid down May 22, 1944, launched October 27, 1944, commissioned February 25, 1945. Converted to radar picket configuration during post-shakedown overhaul. Deployed to Pacific and remained in the Far East post-war until March 1946.
Reclassified as DDR-874 March 18, 1949. Served three tours off Korea. 1960-61 received FRAM II modernization at Long Beach Naval Shipyard. Extensive operations off Vietnam followed.
Duncan was decommissioned January 15, 1971 and sunk as a target off California July 31, 1980.