Sunday, June 1, 2008

HMS Ajax

Detailed scratch built card model by Igor Cherniak & Alexander Blokhin in 1:200 scale.

HMS Ajax, was built by Vickers Armstrong at barrow and launched 1st march 1934 and completed 12th April 1935. HMS Ajax served in the South Atlantic 1939, taking a major role in the battle of the River Plate against the Graf Spee
, going to the Mediterranean fleet 1940 - 1942, became part of Force H before going for refit in the United states 1943, returning to the Mediterranean Fleet 1943 till the end of the war. HMS Ajax was finally scrapped at Newport November 1949.

1 comment:

shawnr5 said...

Very cool. I love the teeny tiny Walrus