Meng models of China has announced the upcoming release of a “cartoonized” USS Lexington CV-2.
Meng Model has just announced a new line of kits to their ever growing line of models. The New Plesiosaurous Series offers 1/700 scale ship, HSM Rodney and the USS Lexington.
we announced Meng's first ship model kit, the steamer Taiping
. Now Meng has released more images of that kit.
The sinking of the steamer Taiping in 1949 shocked people in Mainland China. In the midst of the Chinese Civil War, people were fleeing from China to Taiwan. The Taiping was carrying perhaps over twice her rated capacity in passengers on her voyage when she collided with another vessel, causing the loss of 1,500 souls. The story is the subject of a new John Woo film, The Crossing.