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Donald Lee Drake, Jr
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  • Buffalo, MN
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USS Independence in 1/45 scale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edgar D. Wakeman Aug 15, 2012. 14 Replies

Could I get some help, please? I am in the process of building a replica of USS Independence in 1/45 scale and for the life of me, the web is no help. All I get is conflicting info.Now, you would…Continue


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Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
NAS Oceana with VA-176 and deployed in USS Independence CV-62
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 21, 1977
End date of your service
April 12, 1985

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At 4:40pm on June 17, 2014, David W Asche said…

Ah.. It is a carrier...   I wanted to build a model of USS Hector (AR-7) in 1/87 (HO scale)  It would have been just over six feet long.  I was going to use the thick paper used in file folders.

At 3:31pm on January 25, 2014, John H Carr said…

Hey Don, I'm sure we worked together at some point. Your name sounds familiar. Interesting hobby you have. Send me pictures when she's finished. Looks great.


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