British Warships WW2-1960

Royal Navy ships in the post-WW2 era. Many wartime ships were modernised to improve capability while new designs were worked up to meet the new challenges of nuclear weapons and missiles.
1/1250 scale metal models of two RN Brave class. HMS Brave Borderer and Brave Swordsman, the two members of the class that was to be the last of the type built for the Royal Navy. 1/1250 scale metal, assembled, painted and finished models as built 1958/60.
 
The Brave class had a high service speed of up to 52 knots and carried four 21" torpedo' , 2 depth charges and a 40 mm Bofors cannon! They were in service from 1960 to 1970
 
Photograph courtesy Wikipedia and Bundesarchiv.
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Model announced for Spring 2019, the Tribal class frigate  Ashanti was built by Yarrow & Co. Ltd in Glasgow. The Tribals were 2300 ton displacement and 110m long, carrying 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x Sea Cat systems, 1 x Mortar and a Wasp helicopter. Primarily intended for service in the Caribean or Far East.

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Introduced by Albatros in the spring of 2019,  model of the Tribal class frigate Gurkha built by Yarrow & Co. Ltd in Glasgow. The Tribals were 2300 ton displacement and 110m long, carrying 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x Sea Cat systems, 1 x Mortar and a Wasp helicopter. Primarily intended for service in the Caribbean or Far East.

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The Whitby class Type 12 Frigate  included 6 ships of the Royal Navy. Designed as anti-submarine frigates. WITHBY was built by
Cammell Laird & Co and was commisioned in 1957.
Max. 2600t displacement, 110 x 12m, max. 30 knots turbine drive via 2 screws,
crew 152,later 225 people. 1977 sold for scrapping.

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A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Chichester by Albatros SM, Alk342A

Sister ship of HMS SALISBURY, built at Fairfield Shipbuilding &
Engineering, Govan. Completion: 1958. Before various renovations
the ships of the class still have lattice masts. This shows this original state
Model.
In 1981, HMS Chichester was scrapped.

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A 1/1200 scale resin waterline model of HMS Vanguard handmade by the maker, one of only 4 models made to replace Triang/Hornby models, see photograph.
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A 1/1250 scale metal model of the Royal Fleet Auxilliary Bishopdale which was based on a standard wartime armed tanker but with the AA guns removed from the gun tubs. The model is painted in light grey as was used on warships after WW2 but with a black hull below the weather deck..
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Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier HMS Eagle as in 1954
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A superb diecast model, certainly the best of this ship! Although the main armament of 8 x 15" guns was rather outdated, having been provided from spares for earlier ships, the Vanguard was an effective warship. The last of the British leviathans!
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A 1/1250 scale model of the lead ship, of the Daring class of super destroyers, that entered service in 1952 by Albatros SM Alk302.

HMS Daring was built at Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson on the Tyne. To improve the AA capability of these big destroyers a main armament of 6x4.5" guns was fitted.

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Usual neat die-cast model of the name ship (Pennant No F107) of the Rothesay class type 12 frigates. These were forerunners of the Leander class and re-built to their standards. All were completed 1960/1

Basic info:
Displacement 2800 tns
Dimensions: 113m x 13m x 5m
Speed 30 knots
Armament 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x 20mm gins, 1 Sea Cat Missile System, 1 Mortar  Mk 10, 1 Wasp helicopter
Creww 200

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New release of Type 12  frigate HMS Brighton (Pennant No F106) of the Rothesay. Forerunner of the Leander class and re-built to their standards. Completed 1960/1

Basic info:
Displacement 2800 tns
Dimensions: 113m x 13m x 5m
Speed 30 knots
Armament 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x 20mm gins, 1 Sea Cat Missile System, 1 Mortar  Mk 10, 1 Wasp helicopter
Crew 200

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Fourth member of the class to be modelled, F101 Yarmouth was built by John Brown & Co. Ltd/Clydebank in 1960, powered by turbines max speed 30 knots.

Basic info:
Displacement 2800 tns
Dimensions: 113m x 13m x 5m
Speed 30 knots
Armament 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x 20mm gins, 1 Sea Cat Missile System, 1 Mortar  Mk 10, 1 Wasp helicopter
Creww 200

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Model announced for Spring 2019, the Tribal class frigate Eskimo was built by White & Co. Ltd. The Tribals were 2300 ton displacement and 110m long, carrying 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x Sea Cat systems, 1 x Mortar and a Wasp helicopter. Primarily intended for service in the Caribbean or Far East.

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The Tribal class frigate  Zulu was built by Samuel White & Co./Cowes. The Tribals were 2300 ton displacement and 110m long, carrying 2 x 4.5" guns, 2 x Sea Cat systems, 1 x Mortar and a Wasp helicopter. Primarily intended for service in the Caribbean or Far East.

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A detailed model of a class of 118 minesweepers representing the early members of the class which were named after villages ending with ...ton. These aluminium-framed, wooden vessels were officially "Coniston" class and found work as patrol ships, fishery protection ships and survey vessels into the 1980s and many were sold to other navies.
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A 1/1250 scale resin model of the experimental, perhydrol-powered submarine, Explorer. She and her sister, Excaliber, were unarmed and were intended to provide high speed underwater targets for anti-submarine training prior to the entry into service of nuclear powered submarines. 
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The price is to be advised for Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier HMS Ark Royal when relaesed
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