This is a 1/96th scale model of the USS Robert E. Peary. The model is 54" long. It represents a Liberty Ship that sailed during World War II. The ship model is on display in the LTJG Ralph E. Crump Merchant Marine Gallery at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. The exhibit opened December 11, 2015.
Replacement Landing Craft for the Normandy Armada Exhibit at The National World War II Museum. The smaller landing craft, the LCVPs, were made by taking an original model and using it as a master to make a urethane rubber mold and casting duplicates in urethane resin. The larger landing craft, the LSTs, were made of bass wood for the hull and the profile superstructure was laser cut from acrylic sheet to match the original model.