These two pontoons were cut from a single German drydock and used as a pair, face to face, to winch scuttled destroyers to the surface in Scapa Flow. The same system was used to raise the Russian submarine, Kursk, eighty years later.
New for 2013! An underwater hull to suit a United States Pennsylvania-class battleship at the outbreak of WW2.This is one of a series of underwater hulls to fit 1/1250 scale warship models , ask for details of other models that have been made.The Neptun battleship model and the floating drydock are not included in the price.
City of Bombay was an Ellerman Lines passenger/cargo ship which entered service in 1937. In December 1942, she was torpedoed & shelled by U159 and sank in the South Atlantic. This is a re-issued 1/1250 scale metal model, fully finished and painted by fine model maker, Albatros and this edition has fully painted decks.
A 1/1250 scale model of Atlantic Cinderella, an ACL container ship, G2 type, built 1970, scrapped 1985. The white box structures along the deck edge are vents for the internal Ro-Ro deck.
Waterline metal 1/1250 model of MY Azzam built in 2013 and currently the largest private yacht at 180 metres long. With a 4-jet jet engine speeds up to 31.5 knots are possible so Azzam probably is one of the fastest as well as the largest mega yachts. Equipment also includes a submarine and a missile defense system.
Owned by the President of the UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayan
1/1250 scale metal model of the super yacht MY Serene 2011 by Albatros AL276.The 134 metre long Serene was built by Fincantieri in Italy and handed over in 2011, probably to a Russian billionaire. Now reportedly in the ownership of Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud the super yacht boasts 2 helicopters, tenders and a submarine capable of depths of 100m.
A 1/1250 scale waterline metal model of the Multi-Role Combat Ship (MKS 180) for the German Navy. An initial batch of four ships have been ordered and the first is expected to enter service in 2027. These ships are intended to replace the Brandenburg class frigates already in service. They are designed to hold mission modules to equip them for special tasks within the range that existing ships have been called upon to perform over the last 30 years.
A 1/1250 scale model of the passenger tender Nomadic, built in 1911 to service the Olympic class liners during calls at the French port of Cherbourg, before their crossing of the Atlantic to New York. She was built at Harland & Wolff's yard at Belfast and the tender has recently been returned there, re-fitted and opened to the public as a museum ship in a dock opposite the stunning new Titanic museum.