The LEGO USS Tennessee (BB-43) Battleship
The LEGO USS Tennessee (BB-43) Battleship is a custom LEGO creation made by The Bicycling Guitarist. We thank him very much for his many contributions and with his permission we made this model for anyone to download for free on this website and forever! Enjoy!
The USS Tennessee (BB-43) Battleship
USS Tennessee (BB-43), the lead ship of her class of battleship, was the third ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the 16th US state. During World War II in the Pacific Theater, she was damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 but was repaired and modernized. She participated in shore bombardments at the Aleutian Islands, Tarawa, the Marshall Islands, the Marianas, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, Okinawa among others. She was also involved in the Battle of Surigao Strait, the final battleship vs. battleship conflict in world naval history.
After the end of World War II, Tennessee was placed on reserve in the “mothball fleet” for nearly 15 years before finally being scrapped in 1959.
About the Creator
The Bicycling Guitarist is an avid LEGO fan who has given The Bobby Brix Channel several MOCs of his own based on our version of the USS Arizona Battleship. From this model he has created an entire fleet of custom LEGO battleships that took part in WWII and were (mostly) present during the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
Since the 1980’s The Bicycling Guitarist has ridden tens of thousands of miles playing the same guitar on the same bicycle writing hundreds of original songs, a few dozen of which are on his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaaii65dRCAitN0quVJ36Cw