Coastlines CL-TA03 RFA Boxol the re-fuelling tanker stationed at Malta in WW2 1/1250
RFA Boxol is a 1/1250 scale waterline resin model of the Station Tanker based at Malta during WW2. This model is painted by Coastlines in the unique colours of black hull and kharki upperworks, CL-TA03.
Between re-fuelling jobs she waas moved to small harbours near to the Grand Harbour, Valleta to hide from Axis aircraft. She was used to clean tanks on visiting ships and helped to remove oil from the sinking tanker, Ohio, after Ohio arrived at Malta with the remnants of the Pedestal Convoy in 1942. After the end of WW2, she continued in service with the RFA until 1960.