Laid down in July 1952, the USS Forrestal was the first of America's super carriers and the first ship built specifically to operate jet aircraft. She has four steam catapults and her turbines give her a speed of 33 knots. This giant kit is more than 21in. long and has 200 parts. - Taken from the 14th edition catalogue (1977)
15th edition catalogue (1978), recorded as a Series 10 kit.