Friday, January 11, 2013
LEGO Ship Model Preview #1-"Higgins"-type LCVP
Pictured above is the LEGO model of a Landing Craft Vehicle/Personnel, or LCVP. It was commonly called the "Higgins Boat" after its designer, master small boat builder Jack Higgins.
Read more about this craft and the myriad of other craft built for the Navy's "Gator Fleet" in this 1944 issue of Popular Mechanics. You can also read how to use one of these crafts with the Navy's official user guide.
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: 10am to 5pm
Where: At HRNM (2nd floor of Nauticus)