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Posted by Dean A. Markley on October 12, 2020, 11:04:38, in reply to "Please...
I used to work with a Minneapolis crew member, he served most of WWII on it. Name was Frank Murr. He passed away a few years ago.
...don't remind me of Lindberg's Cleveland class; these recent comments regarded the Renwal/Revell Cleveland, usually Springfield but some other names as I recall, because a second Renwal kit providing the 6-inch turrets would then give one a good go at an all-gun Cleveland.
Google 'Renwal Springfield' and 'Lindberg Manchester' for some good images of each kit.
I know a Turret Captain who would appreciate a buildup of Renwal's Springfield into a Manchester since he served on Manchester postwar and Korea, as well as Minneapolis throughout the war and is now a spritely 95 years old. I have to wonder: is he the last surviving crew member of Minnie ?
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