Article Directory: Ships

All about model ships and boats.

Lindberg Coastal Patrol Boat

nice, old kit, still available, and close to 1/72. Makes into a decent looking model OOB.

WIP 1/72 Revell S boat

Waiting for paint, thought I would share smome pics

USS INDIANAPOLIS

Won’t go into this heavy cruiser’s history as most people using this website are familiar with it. The kit is the Matchbox 1/700th scale built back when it was the only show in town. Box stock with the exception of […]

USCGC CAMPBELL

This is a 1:48 scale radio controlled model of a 270′ CG cutter. It’s scratch built mainly from wood and few commercial parts were used in it’s construction(helicopter, crewmen, props, odds and ends). I was a crewman on the actual […]

U.S.S. Salem, CA-139 1/350

The gentleman that wanted this model built had served on it as an enlisted seaman. He served just prior to it being decommissioned. Salem had a 10 year career from 1949-59. It served in the Atlantic and never fired a […]

Progress on USS Wilkes

Lots of painting, lots more to go main colors are on for the Measure 22 scheme she wore from 44 (possibly late ’43) on through the end of the war. Need to do lots of touch ups, the Italeri Acrylics […]

Academy Oliver Hazard Perry Class guided missle frigate

WOW never seen so much PE before it was a little scary never built a ship and never delt with so much PE but it was a fun build The FFG-57 Rueben James

US Coast Guard LCM(6) 1985

LCM(6) USCG Cable Repair Boat. Another version of the LCM by Trumpeter. The US Coat Guard utilized a number of LCM(6) as cable repair craft, used to string power line transmission cables as well as telephone to off shore lighthouses. […]

Hobby Boss LST in 48th scale….

This was a pretty straightforward build, being rather ‘boxy’ with no fit issues with which to contend. It is, as you can see, devoid of any cargo at the present (human or otherwise). I’ll have to scrounge around for some […]

IJN Yamato Tamiya NEW tooling 1/350

Hello, I wanted this time to present a big project I’ve finished last December. The new tooling 1/350 Yamato Tamiya. The IJN Yamato is the largest Battleship ever built in the history of naval warfare, and together with the DKM […]