iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.

Acedemy 1/350 Bismarck

Well I'm back and I just finished my academy 1/350 scale German battleship Bismarck. It measures at about two and a half feet (28in - 72cm) and took about 6 month to finish (on and off). Some of the pros and cons were: Pros: 1. Great size. 2[...]

Smit Frankrijk diorama – Revell 1/200

The old Aoshima/Revell kit revived with a bit of spare phototetch and a lot of scratchbuilding...

New project: JMSDF Ise DDH-182 (1/350 Fujimi) Part 5.

Continued with this project, basically I put the decals and added safety nets, in addition to painting several vehicles and cranes .... I hope to continue moving forward and paint and detail the helicopters, in addition to putting the rigging na[...]

Straight Out-of-the-Box: Monogram USS Chicago

I have always really liked the naval vessels of the Cold War. I usually build aircraft models, but I got first started building ships with a 1/500-ish Renwal re-release, and I just stayed with the scale. This model hasn't been available for s[...]

Japanese Destroyer Ayanami 1/700

Hello guys, this is the destroyer Ayanami who is veering to avoid a torpedo while an American torpedo bomber crashes nearby. It’s a 1/700 kit from Hasegawa with photoetched parts from Tetra model, the torpedo bomber came from tamiya. This diora[...]

Trumpeter 1/144 scale Astute class submarine

I went and done it I bought a plastic kit.Less than 30 parts, to this 26 inch long sub. Putting the two hull halves together took a lot of pressure. Brush painted it which helps to make it look more realistic. Happy with the result.

Revell 1/144 U-Boot Typ VIIc U 318

As a great fan of WWII I have ventured into many subjects of land and air war, but I wasn't particularly interested in marine warfare, I thought (wrongly) that heroic tales wasn't written apart from brave infantrymen, airmen, armor... but, many [...]

1/700 U.S.S. Fletcher (Matchbox) – weekend rebuild

I've had this old Matchbox 1/700 Fletcher destroyer model for at least 25 years.  I had built it partway down to the detail parts and left it, as shown in the picture to the right (no U.S. flag).  Last weekend I decided that I wanted to take on [...]

Scratch built type 45 destroyer.

This is a scratch built model of HMS Diamond type 45 Destroyer. I copied the dimensions from a 1/700 kit times 3 =1.233 scale.The hull is calved from a block of pine,the rest is ply.I also built Daring and Dauntless to the same scale.

Soviet “Foxtrot” Class Project 641 Submarine 1/350 by MikroMir

Quick build of this MikroMir Soviet Foxtrot Submarine. Relatively few parts but a challenge to paint & weather this 1962 "Cuban Missile Crisis" boat. This one is the third in a series of 1/350 Russian Submarines on the bench I'll be attack[...]