Maybe they finally gave up on getting the lower hull right? From the pics, it looks like you are right, they are waterline only. However, the hull still doesn't look right.
: Hello everyone, I went to the Trumpeter site
: and they posted pictures of the new 1/700
: USS Yorktown. Different from other Trumpeter
: 1/700 ship kits which are full hulls, this
: one looks like waterline. And the pictures
: of other two future 1/700 ship releases look
: waterline also. Any one has more information
: about it? Thank you so much.