iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.

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 shot in anger. It was distin[...]

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 I used for the light grey gave me fits, seems [...]

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. These bo[...]

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 Bismarck and [...]

revell harbor tug

a drinking buddy of mine asked me to build this for him one night when he and i and our wives were playing sequence...the case was on sale at Michaels for about 15 bucks...the pedestals are some spare bathroom doorknobs i had laying around...the[...]

Deutsche Kriesgmarine Zerstörer Z30, 1942. Trumpeter 1/350 + Scratch

The Z30 Zerstörer is part of the 1936A-class destroyers, or Narvik-class destroyers as they were known to the Allies, were a class of German destroyers of the Second World War. In common with other German destroyers launched after the start of[...]

Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen, 1894. S-Model 1/700

Hello, this is my first post in iModeler. So I hope you guys like it. The Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen built in Stettiner Vulcan AG, Germany, was the sister of Ting Yuen. She was completed and enrolled Peiyang Fleet service in 1885. She to[...]

Progress on The USS Wilkes DD 441

Continuing on my conversion of the Dragon 1/350th Livermore kit into the USS Wilkes as she probably (note I said probably!) looked during Operation Husky the invasion of Sicily. Modifications mostly consist of re working the rear gun tubs to he[...]

And now a floaty thing…

... My first effort at 1/35 ships, the Trumpeter Z-25 Zerstorer (hmmm... Bf 110s... a floaty destroyer... seems to be a theme developing) ;). Anyway, here it is. Used the excellent Master brass gun barrels, chiseled off the molded anchor chai[...]