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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.
Passenger & cargo ship of the Adelaide S.S.Co., Melbourne. Built 1935 in the shipyard of Stephen & Sons, Glasgow. 10856
BRT, 146.9m Loa x 20.2m, drive via 2 Screws, max. 18.5 kn.
Used in coastal traffic between Sydney and Fremantle but taken over in 1939 to become an auxiliary cruiser of the RoyalAustralian Navy, converted into a landing ship in 1942. 1949 first voyage as a passenger ship again, sold to Indonesia in 1961 and renamed AMBULOMBO for employment in the pilgrimage traffic. In 1972 sank on the way to scrapping in Kaohsiung.
Rex is a second-hand 1/1250 scale metal model by Mercator M568. This model is in very good condition
A re-issued 1/1250 Albatros model for 2015. Unlike previous issues, the deck colour differs from the buff of the upperworks. See the new photograph.
A 1/1250 scale metal model of the Salween, a British & Burmese Steam Navigation Co. turbine steamer built by Denny Brothers in 1938. The model is fully painted & finished, having arrived Sep 2016.