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All about model ships and boats.

Revell/Moebius USS Skipjack 1/72 Scale

by Ian Bartlett on June 15, 2015 in Ships -- 6 Comments

Hi Guys, Pics of my most recent completion. This was a commission for a friend at work, he wanted to have a submarine on display in his lounge! The kit was surprisingly good. Though there are not huge amounts of […]

Amazing naval diorama – Kamikaze attack on USS Missouri, 11 April 1945

by Editor on June 13, 2015 in Ships -- 15 Comments

The fabulous naval diorama of Operation Ten-Go (the last sortie of the Battleship Yamato) by @anthonyp Anthony Polychroniadis reminded me of anoter naval diorama seen in Telford last year which commemorated a moment from the same battle and only days […]

1/350 Tamiya Yamato (new tool) & Monochrome Suzutsuki

A diorama with the subject “Getting under way for Operation Ten-Ichi-Go”, Yamato’s last sortie in the spring of 1945. I made an effort to accurize the ships in order to depict them correctly as they would have been fitted at […]

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 L├╝rssenwerft. 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 […]