iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, submarines and boats.

Some Where Beyond The Sea ..... Uss California - BB-44

Trumpeter kit with the 1945 version. Flyhawk photo-etched parts have been used for the radars, 20 mm oerlikon and the 40 mm mounts. To represent the double mounts, other leftovers have been used that have been tried to adapt. The main guns [...]

The Last RefitUSS Lexington (CV-2) Before And After March/April 1942 Pearl Harbor Refit

This double build of 1/700 Trumpeter and Meng kits is intended to show how the aging U.S. carrier Lexington was refitted in two and a half weeks at Pearl Harbor in the spring of 1942 to improve her defensive capabilities. The carrier's [...]

Atlantis 1/102 scale PT 207

The U.S. Navy Patrol Torpedo boat of World War II. Referred to as the “Mosquito”. This kit by Atlantis is a re-mold of the old Revell kit copyright 1959. It is 8 inches long. It was missing the windscreen that sits on top of the cabin [...]

1/350 MikroMir USS Thresher

The USS Thresher was supposed to be the lead ship of an upgraded Skipjack class submarine design. Forsaking speed for stealth, the Thresher class (named after a species of shark and the even more dangerous Tambor class submarine, USS [...]

IJN Destroyer Yukikaze 1945, Tamiya 1/350

Today I would like to upload the IJN destroyer Yukikaze. This is my first 1/350 trial. I used the Tamiya kit as a base and Infini model detail up parts. IJN Yukikaze is famous as a ship that survived the fierce battles of the Pacific War, [...]

Scharnhorst Battleship Turret B -- Takom 1/72

Hey everyone. My son Kai (he's 12) and I (much older) just completed work on this really cool and fun to build and paint 1/72 kit from Takom of the Scharnhorst Battleship Turret B. Although technically a battle cruiser I think, many [...]

The Sinking of HMS HOODEpoxy Resin Diorama

About a year ago I saw on FB an amazing diorama created by the famous diorama master @won-huilee showing the sinking of the HMS Hood and I was mesmerized by it. This diorama stuck in my mind ever since and I always wanted to try it. I [...]

HMS Prince of Wales 1941, Flyhawk 1/700

This is one of my favourite ships, but I have hesitated to post it because, after all, I had built it a bit long time ago. To be honest, it was my first Flyhawk kit and my first attempt at rigging. Again, as before, I cheated with the [...]

HMAS Warramunga, I.44 RAN, Korea 1951.

1/350 Trumpeter, Tribal class destroyer, built 2020 - 2023 for the Korea GB, more pic's and details there.

HMS Belfast 1943, Trumpeter 1/700

It's been a while since I posted. This time it's HMS Belfast. This is a ship that reminds me of when I worked in London about 25 years ago. My office faced the Thames, and seeing her was my daily life. She was actually there wearing this [...]