Again, one of my older models - this time a B-123 – proj. 705K Lira (NATO: Alfa) – class submarine. It shows the sub in her 1990 guise. Building process was quite long (ca. 5 months) and although the shape of Maquette kit is fairly accurate, the[...]
The USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) was a U.S. Navy Los Angeles class fast attack submarine. She was commissioned in 1980 and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet, homeported in Pearl Harbor. She was decommissioned halfway through her service life in [...]
So, I’m back with another midget submarine this time the German Biber from WW2. I don’t know what it is with these submarines but they just appeal to me and I have the utmost respect for the men that operated them. As for the model, I’m happy t[...]
My brother joined the navy at age 17 in aug. 1962 after completing the 11th grade...He attended boot camp at san diego and qualified for his GED before being transferred to Millington- Memphis NAS Tenn. for electronics "A" school ..I fondly[...]
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 [...]
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[...]
First ship model since a U Boat a few years back. This kit has good detail but with a number of fiddly parts like the handrails, propellers, and propeller guards at the tail end. This hull of the kit can be assembled full or waterline. The be[...]
Great little 1/350 kit from Hobby Boss. This is second Soviet era submarine of a growing fleet of Russian subs I'm building. Watch this space for more to come.
I'd like to share with you, some thing that I forgot about, a wooden model of a submarine that my Dad made for me in the before time[around 1965] I think he got the idea from a cover of the book 'Up Periscope!' Some thing I just could not part[...]
A recent build of an excellent 1/350 Hobby Boss Kit. Enjoyed the process especially the painting/weathering work. Hope to add to the "fleet" of submarines in the coming months. There are several other Hobby Boss sub options available of interest.