British Warships 1980-99

Waterline model warships! Especially Albatros K! Royal Navy ships of the 1980s & 90s! Many Albatros models can still be ordered if out of stock (N/A) but, be warned, may then take some time. If stock is shown the figure is usually accurate and despatched within 4/5 days, often sooner!

An impressive Albatros diecast metal waterline model of the RFA Largs Bay L3006 Landing ship that went to Australia and is now HMAS Choules!

£87.00
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(Product Ref 68544)

A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Triton 2001-05 by Albatros SM Alk320.


Albatros's die-cast metal ship miniature of the trimaran trials ship originally built for DERA, now Quineticq for proof of concept for Royal Navy trimaran frigate by Vosper Thornycroft in 2000. On completion of these trials, Triton was sent to Australia in 2005 where she was used to try out the concept of a trimaran customs vessel with a new sensor suite and two RHIBs. The ship, now in Guardine Marine Services ownership returned to the UK and was refitted as a survey vessel with new sensors and extra temporary staff accommodation, new engines and a bow thruster and is currently based in Norfolk.

£43.50
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(Product Ref 25821)
A very welcome arrival May 2015. 



Photograph of Black Rover courtesy of Wikipedia and D M Gerrard.
£63.00
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(Product Ref 95652)
All six of the Lancelot class landing ships deployed to the South Atlantic for the Falklands campaign. Sir Galahad is modelled carrying a Mexefloat. 
Length just under 4"'s  another welcome addition to Albatros' range!




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(Product Ref 109727)
Nicely detailed diecast miniature model of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary landing ship logistics (LCL) RFA Sir Lancelot in later 1970s/pre-Falklands finish.

All six of the Lancelot class landing ships deployed to the South Atlantic for the Falklands campaign.
Model is 10.5cm Long
£58.50
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(Product Ref 111959)
All six of the Lancelot class landing ships deployed to the South Atlantic for the Falklands campaign. 

Another welcome addition to Albatros' range! 

" L3027 "sister ship of SIR GALAHAD, built by Alexander Stephen &
Sons., 1967 The model shows the look in the Falkland deployment.




£55.00
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(Product Ref 109744)
A 1/1250 scale waterline metal model of HMS Fearless L10 at the time of the Falklands campaign in 1982 by Albatros SM Alk335. 



£93.50
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(Product Ref 111957)
A 1/1250 scale waterline metal model of HMS Intrepid, L11, sister ship of HMS Fearless

£93.50
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(Product Ref 111958)
Another early 2011 release, Campbeltown, as operating in 2010 is a revised and refitted variant.
£50.50
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(Product Ref 87371)
£43.00
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(Product Ref 60520)

Having arrived new in October 2012, this excellent diecast model of the Royal Research Ship Charles Darwin is a delight! Not a large ship so the model is just 5.8cm long but the detail is excellent as you would expect from Albatros.

Built by Appledore Shipbuilders of north Devon in 1984, the RRS Charles Darwin was a Royal Research Ship belonging to the British Natural Environment Research Council. Since retirement on the 6th June 2006, she has been the geophysical survey vessel, RV Ocean Researcher.

£48.75
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(Product Ref 25807)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of the HMS Endurance A171 by Albatros Alk95A. This Endurance is the ice patrol ship that was first acquired in 1991 from  Norway and was the successor to the famous Falklands crisis ship. She lanquished in Portsmouth following a near sinking incident in 2008, until her final scrapping in Turkey in 2016. Her duties had been taken over by HMS Protector which is also available from Antics.
£60.00
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(Product Ref 61391)
A 1/1250 scale resin model of a Swiftsure class nuclear attack submarine by Coastlines Models CL-SS20
£9.00
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(Product Ref 109240)
£5.95
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(Product Ref 100879)
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Brazen by Skytrex Triton R1042. This model has been assembled from a kit and the casting has a problem with slight mis-alignment between the upper and lower hull but the paint finish is good, see photograph.
£20.00
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(Product Ref 112449)
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Fearless made in England by Triton R1075P. The model is in very good original condition, see photograph.
£40.00
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(Product Ref 62416)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of Ocean Spray, a liquid mixed lighter. Serco Denholm's lighter in the latest livery with white replacing the yellow paint.
£16.00
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(Product Ref 61020)

New for 2013! A Devonport tug helping the Royal Navy in Plymouth Sound. Sisterships: SD Mars & SD Jupiter

£17.00
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(Product Ref 65005)
New for 2013! A few of Serco Denholm's navy support ships have been re-painted this year, so this model is bang up to date.
£19.00
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(Product Ref 95217)
New model in 2013! Originally built in 1976, this ship's role in the fleet has now been taken over by the the SD Victoria also modelled by Rhenania Junior and in stock at Antics. The model is also available with the pennant number A367 on the hull (see RJ189A).
£58.00
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(Product Ref 94086)
A 1/1250 scale painted & finished metal model of SD Tormentor, another SD tender supporting the modern Royal Navy.
£22.00
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(Product Ref 61065)
Judging by the equipment carried, this is Diligence after the 2009 refit. Digilence was retired from the RN in June 2016
£67.95

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(Product Ref 74882)
A 1/1250 scale metal, assembled, painted and finished model of HMS Archer & P163 HMS Express  a P2000 class patrol vessel.
The class has a service speed of 20 knots and can carry an armament of just a general purpose machine gun.

£16.25

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(Product Ref 101302)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Illustrious as fleet flagship in 2007. This model has been deleted from the catalogue and Albatros has said that he will not make any more.....
Length approx 170mm / 6½in.
£92.50

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(Product Ref 71221)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of the name ship for the RN's Trafalgar hunter killer class submarines,she was launched with a conventional propeller rather than the pump jet propulsion system fitted to the rest of the class. Trafalgar was decommissioned in 2009 while the rest carry on in active service.
£9.00

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(Product Ref 64061)
Another Falklands veteran, Leeds Castle carried dispatches to the Task Force! Completed in 1981, she completed almost 30 years service in the RN, being refurbished in 2010 and transferred to the Bangladeshi navy along with sister ship Dunbarton Castle. They became Dhaleshwari and Bijoy.
£21.50

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(Product Ref 64064)
The Hunt class minesweepers are the largest of the modern minehunters in the Royal Navy.
£17.50

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(Product Ref 60912)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Buldog hydrographic survey ship 1968-2001 By Albatros Alk78. Buldog was one of a class of four, with sisterships being, HMS Beagle, HMS Fox & HMS Fawn.
£33.25

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(Product Ref 85938)
An improvement on the original "Broadsword" class, carrying more weapons in a stretched hull, they were soon followed by the batch 3 ships with a 4.5" gun.
£44.00

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(Product Ref 64058)
The 1982 Falklands War showed the advantages of a gun armament for close support work and adding the 4.5" gun to the Type 22 Frigates considerably improved their usefulness.
£44.00

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(Product Ref 64070)
Chatham is the 3rd Batch variant produced by Albatros and is modelled as operating in 2010.
£50.50

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(Product Ref 85935)
Cumberland, as operating in 2010 is a revised and refitted variant of the class.
£42.25

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(Product Ref 85937)
Conrwall as operating in 2010 is a revised and refitted variant.
£42.25

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(Product Ref 87370)
A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Bristol. A metal casting, assembled and painted waterline model of a Falklands veteran, still afloat today.
Designed to escort the cancelled CAV-01 Fleet Carriers, Bristol was the only ship of her class to be completed. CAV-01 is available from Antics as a Mountford model.
£46.00

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(Product Ref 64059)
A 1/1250 scale model of HMS York, a type 42, batch 3 destroyer, built 1984 but modelled for 2012..
£41.00

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(Product Ref 63393)
Achilles represents an early Leander, with gun armament.
£27.50

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(Product Ref 65388)
Albatros ALK85a a 1/1250th diecast scale model of the Royal Navy County Class Guided Missile Destroyer.

 Completed in 1963, HMS Kent D12 was a batch 1 County class destroyer of the Royal Navy and retained her two twin 4.5" guns throughout her active career.
£48.75

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(Product Ref 64053)
Originally designed for fishery protection duties in the days when there was a deep sea fishing fleet! The Island Class in 1982 comprised 7 vessels, all 1250 tons, 17 knots, 1 x 40mm gun and a crew of 39. Others:

Anglesay P277, Alderney P278, JKersey P295, Guernsey P297, Shetland P298 & Lindisfarne P300
£19.00

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(Product Ref 69307)
A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Hecla a survey ship by Albatros S.M. Alk88. The model is now painted in white & buff.

Commissioned in 1965, Hecla was the name vessel for its class of 4 survey vessels. Three of the class are still at work today for other nations.
£34.50

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(Product Ref 67414)
In the traditional peacetime colours of black & buff!
£30.50

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(Product Ref 67956)
£15.00

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(Product Ref 64069)
A 1/1250 scale fully assembled & painted metal waterline model of HMS Sandown, lead ship of a class of Royal Navy mine hunters, by Albatros SM Alk94.
£17.75

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(Product Ref 65387)
The last British Guard Ship for the Crown Colony!
£20.00

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(Product Ref 67955)
New for 2014! A resin model based on the Highworth Models master of the last diesel electric submarines built for the Royal Navy. All four have been sold to the Royal Canadian Navy.
£7.50

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(Product Ref 96548)
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Manchester in 1982 by Skytrex-Triton R1026. The model is in good condition, see photograph.
£24.00

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(Product Ref 112032)
New model in 2013! One of the naval support vessels whose superstructures were repainted white during this year!
£11.25

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(Product Ref 95216)
£16.50

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(Product Ref 95215)
New for 2013! The maintenance vessel displaying the pennant number on the hull sides. (See also RJ189).
£58.00

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(Product Ref 94087)
New for 2014! The latest of the SD workboats. This one is usually based in western Scotland.
£13.75

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(Product Ref 61356)
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Many Albatros models can still be ordered if out of stock (N/A) but, be warned, may then take some time. If stock is shown the figure is usually accurate and despatched within 4/5 days, often sooner!