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USS Indianapolis (Premium Edition) UPDATED

by Rob Pollock on June 2, 2015 in Ships -- 42 Comments

UPDATE Earlier this month, I posted this article about the USS Indianapolis. I noted that the mid-line blue on the hull was, in retrospect, the wrong colour. It made the ship look more like a fairground attraction than a USN […]

Superbattleship Yomata in 1:1375.935

by Ulf Lundberg on May 31, 2015 in Ships -- 9 Comments

The Yomata was the follow up of the Yamato-Class battleships. She was launched on the 30, February 1944 and commissioned on the 29 June 1945. On the 6, of August 1945 she shot down the Enola Gay with her infra […]

Le Terrible in 1:350.

by Ulf Lundberg on May 24, 2015 in Ships -- 11 Comments

Le Terrible was one of six destroyers of the Fantastique class. They lived up to their names, in the sense that they all had very impressive speeds and impressive armament. Le Terrible was launched in 1933 and in 1935 she […]

HMCS Snowberry – Revell 1/72 Scale

by Tappie Scholtz on May 23, 2015 in Ships -- 20 Comments

HMCS SNOWBERRY was commissioned at Quebec City on November 26, 1940. HMCS SNOWBERRY arrived at Halifax on December 13 for further work and sailed February 9, 1941, with convoy HX.108 for the U.K. There she completed fitting out at Greenock, […]

S-Boot in 1:350

by Ulf Lundberg on May 10, 2015 in Ships -- 11 Comments

The S-Boote were developed by the german navy in the twenties and were built by the Lürssenwerft. Their long hulls with rounded bottoms gave them sea keeping abilities superior to allied boats, their diesel engines were rugged and reliable and […]


by Ulf Lundberg on May 3, 2015 in Ships -- 11 Comments

It cannot with the best of will be said, that the german destroyers of WW2 were successful designs. Their sleek hulls had far too little volume in the foreship to carry the artillery. It was bad enough with the single […]

I-58 (Keiten)

by Rob Pollock on May 3, 2015 in Ships -- 22 Comments

This is Academy’s 1/350 Japanese submarine I-58 (Keiten), infamous for sinking the U.S.S. Indianapolis on the latter’s return from delivering parts for the first atomic weapons, just a week before the end of hostilities in the Pacific. In 1946, the […]


by Ulf Lundberg on April 29, 2015 in Ships -- 14 Comments

The Roma…… Aaah…….. The last italian Battleship and one of the most beautiful battleships ever built…. Actually her history was a tragic one. She was launched one day before Italy’s entry into the war and by the time she was […]


by Ulf Lundberg on April 27, 2015 in Ships -- 9 Comments

Having finished four german capital ships of WW2, it was time to complement my german collection with some subs. I chose to build one from each important class. The Typ VIIc U-Boot was the workhorse of the german navy and […]

Monogram / Revell 1/48 Swift Boat

by Joe Caputo on April 27, 2015 in Ships -- 8 Comments

The Revell Swift Boat in 1/48th scale is a re-release ot the old Monogram kit. This kit, besides being in an odd scale (for me) seemed very “toy-like” in that a lot of the “detail” was molded on. There was […]