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.
Hi all This is a very old kit from Revell. It represent a U-Boot type VII B, exactly the U47 commanded by Günther Prien. Just finished right now. Hope you like it Sifredo Cubas.
Evening all, I've been lurking here for a bit and amazed at all the fantastic work. To be honest, I've been hesitant to post my stuff since I don't think it measures up to everyone else. But here goes. These are my two latest completions. [...]
This is the completed 1/350 I-400 IJN Sub of WW2 fame. This is the first (I-400) of a three-sub class designed to carry out surprise attacks on the USA (I-400, I-401,I-402). One such surprise attack planned was an attack on the Panama Canal in[...]