USS SALINAS (SMY 18)to USS TRINITY. The former represents the class in the 1930's while the latter represents one of them in 1942. Note the changes are two 20mm gun tubs on the bridge and changes to the aft boat deck where two 3" guns were added. This is a relatively simple conversion with little cutting.
Next is USS VIRGINIA (NM 312a) circa 1909. Navis does two versions of this and other USN pre-dreadnoughts. One Navis version has them as built, and the other as modified later in life with cage masts fore and aft. But there was a time in between, when these ships were first modified, with only a cage mast forward. So you can take the Navis KANSAS, VIRGINIA, MAINE and ALABAMA and make this interim rig by cutting off the aft cage mast and replacing it with an earlier tubular type.
Finally there is this one: USS HUNTINGTON 1917, as converted from NM 332a PUEBLO. Changes must be made to the large boat cranes, the main mast must be modified by the removal of the lower circular tub and of course the trolley system on the rails added.
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