Sunday, November 13, 2016

HMS Renown, 1944

1/700 scale Model of the Trumpeter kit.
Built like a diorama on the water.
Cruiser model is made in accordance with the original ship in 1944, the Indian Ocean. Note! On the ship, in this period there was no catapult from plane - instead established a platform for boats and boats. Also missing from the left side of the crane. This is all to the original and historical fact!The model was built using the monograph Steve Baker - "The British battlecruisers of the Second World War."
Model with a showcase of plexiglass with wooden frames.
The size of the stand with a showcase - 50x17,5x20 cm.

USS Yorktown (CV-5)

1/700 scale
Rebuilding a core set of Tamiya. The paper used book Okrety Wojenne SN-№23 "Lotnikowce typu Yorktown vol.1"
Changes to the model variants of the ship in 1940. Completely redesigned gallery of anti aircraft machine guns, fencing. Added a few design elements. The ship is painted in a light gray color, which is used by the US Navy until 1941.
Aircraft models are presented Douglas TBD Devastator & Douglas SBD Dauntless
These sets of Trumpeter - and in the appropriate paint for the period of 1940. Figures sailors from the company North Star.

The model is sold with a showcase. Showcase of Plexiglas, with classic wooden frame.

Size windows with Stand - 50x20x17,5

Thursday, April 14, 2016

USS Ward (DD-139)

1/700 Waterline model from Fly Hawk


1/700 scale model from Trumpeter
Waterline diorama.
Vittorio Veneto was the second member of the Littorio class of battleships that served in the Italian Regia Marina (Royal Navy) during World War II. Her keel was laid down in October 1934, she was launched in July 1937, and she was readied for service with the Italian fleet by August 1940. She was named after the Italian victory at Vittorio Veneto during World War I, and she had three sister ships: LittorioRoma, and Impero, though only Littorio and Roma were completed during the war. She was armed with a main battery of nine 381-millimeter (15.0 in) guns in three triple turrets, and could steam at a speed of 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph).
Vittorio Veneto saw extensive service during the war and participated in the Battle of Cape Spartivento in November 1940 and the Battle of Cape Matapan in March 1941. She was damaged by torpedoes several times, including in the engagement off Cape Matapan and by the British submarine HMS Urge in December 1941, though she escaped undamaged during the British raid on Taranto in November 1940. She spent 1941 and early 1942 attempting to attack British convoys to Malta, but crippling fuel shortages in the Italian fleet curtailed activity thereafter. Vittorio Veneto was among the Italian ships that were surrendered to the Allies in September 1943 after Italy withdrew from the war, and she spent the following three years under British control in Egypt. After the war, she was allocated as a war prize to Britain and subsequently broken up for scrap.