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MORAY

HYDROFOIL



YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1985-MORAY-01

Series: Four (1985)
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The Cobra Moray Hydrofoil was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1985. It included a driver, Lamprey. The Moray was also sold in 1986 and was discontinued in 1987.

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Driver/Pilot: LAMPREY (v1)

Lamprey was first released as part of the fourth series (1985) packaged exclusively with the Cobra Moray Hydrofoil. He was also sold in 1986. In 1987, Lamprey and the Cobra Moray Hydrofoil were discontinued.

In 1989, he was available mail-order as part of the "Special Missions Drivers" set with Ace, Thunder, Keel-Haul, Strato-Viper, and Motor Viper.


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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The Moray included numerous small parts which were easily broken or misplaced - including a searchlight, 2 windshields, 2 side missiles, steering wheel, 2 seats, 2 storage covers, four m-30 machine guns, four depth charges and 4 missiles.

Featured In

The Moray [Hydrofoil] was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials

Variations

There are two versions of the Moray frame. The first version attached to the bow with exposed snaps - the second version has posts that fit into the slots. If you look at the very front of the boat, the first version has tabs that hold the red top to the gray bottom. The second version does not have tabs.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Moray (1985)
Night Ray (1989)
Tiger Ray Hydrofoil (2004)
Stealth Moray (2005)
G.I. Joe Moray Hydrofoil (2005)

International Releases

In Argentina, Plastirama released the Moray as the Hidronave Torpedera.

In Venezuela, Rubiplas released the Moray, also called the Hidronave Torpedera

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Moray.

Original Retail: $13.99
Hasbro Product: 6024
RAHC: n/a
Lee's Guide: GIJ-85055v
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5409
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 57 (1st Ed.), Pg. 95 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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