Rhenia Rhe171 Bantam 1944 Allied War Transport Vessel
In the 1970s, Wijsmuller identified a need for this type of vessel and built two sisterships. The Royal Navy chartered and then bought Ocean Servant 1 but this model is in Wijsmuller's colours and represents the type over a longer time period..
A 1/1250 scale painted & finished metal model of the Australian icebreaker, Aurora Australis. This ship, based in Hobart, Tasmania and used for research charters in Antarctica, is most famous for helping to rescue passengers aboard the Akademik Shokalskiy, trapped in ice in December 2013.
New for 2014! The expedition ship that became stuck in the Antartic ice over the Christmas holidays in 2013......
This is a 1/1250 scale metal model of the Canadian light cruiser, HMCS Ontario, finished in a light, peacetime grey, a rather better match for post-war ships than the usual Navis Neptun grey.
A 1/1250 scale model of the Royal Reseach Ship John Biscoe built in the 1950s for Antarctic reseach. This ship was responsible for delivering supplies and scientists to British bases in the southern oceans for most of the second half of the 20th century.
New for 2014! An Aran-class coast defence ship with the Swedish neutrality markings for WW2.
This ship, first of a class of three, entered service this year for work in the oil industry in Kazakhstan.
New for 2014! This speialist trade requires ships with unique fittings and they have not been modelled regularly before.
A model of a sail-powered ship from the American War of Independence.