HMS Sheffield was a Type 42 guided missile destroyer, the first of fourteen Type 42 destroyers to enter the Royal Navy service plus two that, ironically entered Argentinian Navy. The ship was commissoned in February 1975 and spent its [...]
This is my completed light cruiser HMS Tiger, build from the Matchbox/ Revell kit from the 1970's. The Tiger and her sister ship Blake were converted from all-gun cruisers in the 1970's into "Helicopter and Command Cruisers", to [...]
Dear friends, this is my last model. The HMS Prince of Wales in 1/700 scale. Model kit by Flyhawk that represents the ship in December of 1941. In the kit there are a lot of photoetch, metal barrels and resin parts. I think that in 1/700 [...]
G'day all. It's been a while between drinks. It just so happens I reduced the stash by one over the weekend. This is the lovely 1/72 Airfix S2C Buccaneer. It's a great kit to build with only two real gripes. I found that the inserts for [...]
The mighty Warspite. From the great naval engagement of Jutland in 1916 to 28 years later, 1944, being the first ship to open fire on D Day, a massive legend of a ship. More honours awarded than any other ship in the mighty Royal Navy. Hit [...]
From the Daily Mail. 70 years to make all 484 warships that have served in the Royal Navy since 1945. Made with [...]
Scratch built type 22 frigate HMS Cumberland. I built four of these one fo the ships company,one for the commander,one for the first officer and one for me. Copied from pictures and 22 inches long.99% pine the 1% is brass rod.
1/72 Hobby Boss, I replaced the exhausts with alloy tube and added some antennae, finished in Humbrol red 19 with Future over decals from the spares box, built 2012.
After enjoying building Airfix's 1/72 DB Defiant, I was all set to tackle the F-4K. either my skill set is diminishing or maybe I should give it up. This build was a struggle for me almost all the way. It is a well engineered kit, great [...]
This new book will appear beginning 2019. Again, interesting story and lots of drawings and pictures for the modeler. "The naval warfare of the last few decades appears dominated by operations of fast missile craft and a wide [...]