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29 December 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Quadrant Charles De Gaulle 1999, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8. #9 - (Q 26) French nuclear aircraft carrier, limited production model. 
   Star Perry, American Civil War - (Star 106) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Star Ironclad Dummy, American Civil War - (Star 123) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Star Albemarle, Confederate Ironclad - (Star 133) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Star Chickasaw, Union Double Turreted Monitor - (Star 152) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Star Lafayette, Union River Ironclad - (Star 155) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 


22 December 2002 Added 9 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Planet, German Oceanic Research Ship, 1986 - (ALK-5) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Meteor, German Oceanic Research Ship, 1986, #2 - (ALK-42) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Loydsman, British Tug 1971, (ALB-57) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Horncap, German Refrigerator Ship 1955, #2 - (AL-59) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Sovereign, British Yacht 1911 - (Albatros-Sondermodell 80) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Polarlys - Hurtigrouten, Norway, 1951 (AL-82) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Princess Maude, Channel Ferry 1934 - (AL-85) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Aronia, British Yacht 1929 - (Albatros-Sondermodell 86) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Isolaire, British Steam Yacht 1902 - Training Ship for Union Castle Line's cadets (Albatros-Sondermodell 94) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 


17 December 2002 Added 8 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   H-F Kriegsfischkutter, German Auxiliary 1942, #2 - (HF-30bT) Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   JW Novgorod, Russian Circular Battery, #2, #3 - (JW X1) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Mercator Kriegsfischkutter, German Auxiliary 1944 - (M-192) Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   Rhenania Isle of Guernsey, British Landing Ship 1944, #2, #3, #4 - (RS-105T) Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   Rhenania Isle of Jersey, British Hospital Ship 1939, #2, #3, #4 - (GLR-18b) Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   Superior HMS Invincible, 1921 Battlecruiser Design, #2, -(Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior USS South Dakota BB-49, 1921 Design, #2, #3 - (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Welfia Bechelaren, German Danube Monitor 1939 - (Welfia-2) Photograph from Jürgen Hader 


11 December 2002 Added 8 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Eridan - (AL-219) French Passenger Ship 1928,  Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   CM-P Roland, #2 - (CM-P-15) German Minelayer 1940, Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   Fuchs Emin -(Fu #23) German Freighter 1891, Photograph from Jürgen Hader 
   Trident Meteor, Soviet Hydrofoil, 1971 - (Trident 338) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Raketa, Soviet Hydrofoil, 1969 - (Trident 889) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Meteor, Soviet Hydrofoil, 1971 - (Trident 893) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident GK10037 & 10048 Danube Cargo Barges, 1941, #2 - (Trident 1404) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Welfia Kurisches Haff - (Welfia-223) German Passenger Ship 1928,  Photograph from Jürgen Hader 


4 December 2002 Added 6 models from Juan Carlos Piro of Argentina to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argonaut HMS Ocean, British Carrier - (AR-1225) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 
   Carlos Marquadt France, French Liner - (CM-KR 260) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 
   Mercator Oriana, Liner, #2 - (M-933) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 
   Mercator Sun Princess, Liner - (M-937) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 
   Mercator Grand Princess, Liner - (M-941) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 
   Mercator Aurora, Liner - (M-947) Repainted and photographed by Juan Carlos Piro 


22 November 2002 Navalis Aircraft Insignia Decals - Paul Jacobs looks at the four new aircraft decal sheets from Navalis Models. The sheets are for Early USN (1250-1), Royal Navy & Marine Nationale (1250-2), Japan, Germany & the Soviet Union (1250-3), and Post War USN (1250-4). Added to the Product Reviews Section.


15 November 2002 World War One Aircraft, HDS 1:1250 Scale Aircraft - Thorsten Fröhberg looks at the line of 1:1250 scale World One aircraft produced by Heinz-Dieter Schlingelhof, working under the name of HDS. Added to the Features Section.


9 November 2002 A New Yorktown: Converting the Neptun Model to a Pre-War Yorktown - Paul Jacobs shows how he modified the Neptun 1942 version of USS Yorktown into her pre-war appearance. Added to the Features Section.


22 October 2002 Paul Jacobs writes about using the Navalis 1:1200/1:1250 scale photo-etched ratlines on building the Skytrex ship of the line, USS North Carolina as USS Delaware. Click here for photos and review. Added to the Product Reviews Section.


19 October 2002 Added 9 models from Juergen Hader to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argonaut Almirante Brown, Argentine Cruiser, 1935, #2, (AR-905) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Argonaut La Argentina, Argentine Light Cruiser, 1939, #2, (AR-907) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Argonaut Cervantes, Argentine Destroyer, 1938, #2, (AR-910) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Argonaut Cordoba, Argentine Destroyer, 1937, #2, (AR-911) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
  Hai Giorgios Averoff, Greek Armored Cruiser 1912, #2, (Hai-440) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Navis Hagen, German Coast Defense Battleship 1910, #2, (NM-15n) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Navis Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Battleship 1910 (NM-17n) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Navis Brummer, German Light Cruiser/Minelayer 1916, #2, (NM-42n) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Rhenania Mode, Swedish Destroyer 1942, #2, (RH-130/29) (Photograph by Juergen Hader) 


17 October 2002 Added 10 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Luna R.C. Rickmers, 1906, Five masts plus steam freighter (Luna 65) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Luna Carl Vinnen, 1922, #2, Five masted Windjammer (Luna 71) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Luna Prinz Eitel Friedrich, 1909, #2, Three masted, full rigged sailing ship (Luna 88) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Luna H. Bischoff, 1890, #2, Four masted Windjammer (Luna 90) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Rhenania Shieldhall, 1955, British sludge/sewage transport with passenger accommodation  (RH-LIZ 7) Photograph by Ingo Hohm (Now there is an attractive cruise!
   Sextant Royal Kipper, 1987, Dutch freighter (Sextant 111) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Sextant Northern Star, 1986, Dutch freighter (Sextant 112) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Sextant Saga Kanya, 1983, #2, Indian Research Vessel (Sextant 147) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Beograd, 1941, Yugoslav destroyer (Trident 1099) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Harle, 1942, German Water Tanker (Trident 1573) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 


6 October 2002 Added 11 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Allgau, Bodensee Lake Steamer 1929 (ALB-1) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Allgau, Bodensee Lake Steamer 1949 (ALB-1a) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Stadt Uberlingen, Bodensee Lake Steamer 1926 to 1963 (ALB-6) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Seefalke, German high seas tug (ALB-7) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Winchester, British Yacht 1915 (So-81) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Prince David, #2, British Liner 1930 (ALK-130) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Binnen-Lloyd Lindau, Lake Steamer 1925, #2, Steamer on Bodensee. Built in 1905 for the Royal Bavarian State Railways. Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Delphin Hai, Subchaser, East German Navy, D-58 Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hansa Niobe, Harbor Defense Ship, 1958, Germany (S-21) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hansa Battle Class Destroyer 1943, Great Britain (S-32) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hansa Gneisenau, Training Frigate, Germany (S-46) Photograph by Ingo Hohm


26 September 2002 Added 10 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Baden, Bodensee Excursion Boat 1935 (ALB-2) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Hohentweil, Bodensee Excursion Boat 1913-1963 (ALB-3) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Alte Liebe, German Excursion Boat 1958 (ALB-4) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Kempten, Bodensee Excursion Boat 1931 (ALB-5) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Calshot, British Tug/Tender 1930 (AL-46) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Poolzee, Dutch High Seas Tug 1971 (AL-76) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Valdivia, German Oceanic Research Ship (AL-101) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Smit Singapore, Dutch High Seas Tug 1984 (AL-115) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Zwarte Zee, Dutch High Seas Tug 1963 (AL-116) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros Saxon, #2, British Liner 1900 (AL-173) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 


22 September 2002 Added 9 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Delphin Falke, D-30 Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Helvetia Chartres, French Ferry 1974 (Hel-35) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Helvetia Flying Princess, P&O  Boeing Jetfoil 1977 (Hel-38) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Helvetia Lake Geneva, Steamer 1927-1969 (Hel-47) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   LH Sirio, Italian Torpedo Boat 1905 (LH-9) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Sextant Meerwal, Dutch Hopper Suction Dredge, 1973 (Sextant 71) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Biber, Tank Cleaning Craft, Germany 1944 (Trident 1617) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Aeronaut, #2, Barge (Trident 1727) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   VG Theo Fischer, Lifeboat from the DGzRS (VG-11) Photograph by Ingo Hohm


19 September 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Konishi HIJMS Furutaka, CA 1940, #2 Konishi 316 
   Konishi HIJMS Isuzu, CL 1944, #2, Konishi 406 
   Konishi HIJMS Agano, CL 1943, #2, #3, Konishi 411 
   Konishi Argentina Maru, Liner 1938, Konishi 909 
   Saratoga Model Shipyard George Washington, Coastal Passenger Ship, 1928 - (SMY 03) 
   Saratoga Model Shipyard Antares, AK 1940 - (SMY 16) 


12 September 2002 Added 9 models from Ingo Hohm to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Argonaut HMS Gannet, River Gunboat 1935, (AR-55) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Argonaut HMS Alynbank, AAAV 1941, #2, AA Ship (AR-1224) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Argonaut HMS Ocean, British Carrier, #2, #3, #4, #5, (AR-1225) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Carlos Marquadt Kassel, German Merchant Ship 1970, (CM-KR 172) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Carlos Marquadt Vorwarts, German Steamer 1906, #2, (CM-S 1) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hai USS Charleston, Cruiser, (Hai-409) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia L 431, German Army Engineers Heavy Duty Ferry 1957 (Ham-104) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Grief, German Tug 1964 (Ham-159) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Korsfjord, Netztender 47, 1943, German Net Tender (Ham-219) Photograph by Ingo Hohm


5 September 2002 Added 7 models from Jesse Sublett to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Superior HMS Invincible, WWI British Battlecruiser, (Photograph from Jesse Sublett)
   Superior SMS Nassau, WWI German Battleship, Three models of the Nassau Class, Two from Superior, One from Navis (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior SMS Konig, WWI German Battleship, (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior Fuso, WWII Japanese Battleship, #2, (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior Ise, WWII Japanese Battleship, (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior Fuso, USS Missouri, and USS Maine, #2, (Photograph from Jesse Sublett) 
   Superior Fuso with USS Maine (Photograph from Jesse Sublett)


3 September 2002 Added to the Features Section.

The Catapult Ships of Deutsche Luft Hansa - Initially Known as Deutsche Luft Hansa (DLH), later Lufthansa, the German National Airline operated a number of catapult ships in the Atlantic to expedite air service to South America. Article by Paul Jacobs.

 


27 August 2002 Added 8 models from Juan Carlos Piro of Argentina to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Carlos Marquadt Voyager of the Seas (CM-KR-274) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro
   Carlos Marquadt USS Theodore Roosevelt, CVN (CM-P-1017) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro
   Carlos Marquadt Admiral Kuznetsov, Russian Carrier, #2, (CM-P-1020) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro
   Klaubauterman Charles De Gaulle, CVN (KLA X5) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro 
   Mercator Giulio Cesare, Italian Liner, (M-914) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro 
   Neptun Admiral Scheer, Panzershiffe, (N-1034T) with camouflage paint scheme. Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro 
   Neptun Richelieu (N-1401) Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro 
   Neptun Roma, Italian Battleship, #2 (N-1500) with camouflaged paint scheme. Photograph from Juan Carlos Piro 


26 August 2002 Added 9 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Albatros Deutschland, Bodensee Excursion Boat 1936 (ALB-11) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Albatros Seaforth Clansman, (AL-70) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Argos Knurrhahn, Y 811, Accommodation Barge (Argos-19) and Olschute Kl 737, Oil Barge (Argos-19a) Federal German Navy, Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Argos Jacinto Candido, (Argos #59) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Bille Chartsman, British Tanker 1993 (Bille #115) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Forede Sperrbrecher 177, Kepler, DKM Mine Destruction Ship(Foerde 41) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Foerde NT-25, Hugo, DKM Net Operating Vessel (Netztender) 1942 (Foerde 84) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Foerde Homberg, German Freighter 1939 (Foerde 221a) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 


20 August 2002 Added 10 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Albatros Noma, (ALB-13), Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Eneris Nikita, Soviet Icebreaker, (SU-16) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Bodden, DKM Harbor Tug 1940 (Ham-53) Photograph by Ingo Hohm  
   Hammonia Argus 2, Argus 2 through Argus 8 1968 inshore salvage tugs. (Ham-126) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Castor, Tug 1963. (Ham-248) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   H-F Schamien, German 1902 riverine auxiliary. (HF-15) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   H-F Lauting, #2, German Mine Transport Ship 1934 (HF-16a) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hydra Mönchgut, Kiel Ferry (Hy-8) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hydra Niedersachsen, Car Ferry connecting Cuxhaven and Brunsbüttel. (Hy-11) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Klaubautermann Frisia II, Passenger Ferry connecting Frisian Islands with mainland. (Kla-4) Photograph by Ingo Hohm

 

Added John Youngerman's Site to the Collector's Links Section . Everyone is familiar with John's extensive collection of scratch-built models. Now he has his own site.


11 August 2002 Added 9 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Argonaut USS Guam, Gunboat, (AR-229) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   CM St. Pauli, Hadag Type 3 Hamburg Harbor Ferry (CM-W-101) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Max Behrend, High Seas Tug 1925 (Ham-4) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Heinrich Hubbe, Icebreaker Tug, Hamburg 1974 (Ham-62) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Hammonia Eisfuchs, First Icebreaker 1871 (Ham-67) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Lloyd Abercraig, Dundee 1937 Harbor Ferry (Lloyd-1) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Neptun Lafayette, #2, #3, #4, Converted by Paul Jacobs from Princeton CVL (N-1311) 
   Rhenania Breslau, Sternwheeler 1909 (RH-50) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Sextant Millenium, Paddlewheeler (Sextant 22) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 

 


10 August 2002 Added to the Features Section.

Battledress for the USN - An excellent article by John Olsen on painting 1:1250 scale models in the Camouflage Measures used by  the United States Navy in World War II. The article includes port and starboard photos of 25 of John's beautifully painted models.

 


9 August 2002 Added 10 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Trident W 75, German Coal Barge, 1916, (Trident 1726) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Trident Borkum, German Auxiliary Oil Barge, #2, (Trident 1734) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Danzig, Kriegsmarine Tug, (Trident 1739) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Trident Eisvogel, Kriegsmarine Icebreaker, (Trident 1758) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Triton TB 57, Harbor Tug Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Welfia Stettin, German Icebreaker, (Welfia-135) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Welfia Deutschland, German Submarine Freighter 1916, (Welfia-142) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Yorck Niobe, Kriegsmarine Escort 1943, (Yorck-137) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Yorck Hamidije, WWI Turkish Cruiser, (Yorck-250) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Yorck Medjidye, WWI Turkish Cruiser, (Yorck-251) Photograph by Ingo Hohm


8 August 2002 Added 14 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Albatros  Bremen, High Seas Tug (ALB-12), Photograph from Ingo Hohm Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros
  Euroman, High Seas Tug (ALB-12a), Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros
  Alice L. Moran, High Seas Tug (ALB-16) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros
  Statesman, High Seas Tug (ALB-16a) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros
  Roysterer, Tug (ALK-89) Photograph by Ingo Hohm   
   Albatros
  Skirmisher, Tug/Liner Tender (AL-118) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Albatros
  Magnetic, tug/liner tender as of 1935 (AL-204) Photograph by Ingo Hohm 
   Argos
Munin, German Training Ship/Auxiliary Minesweeper 1939 (AS-13) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Argos Hermes, German Tug 1942 (AS-59) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Hai  Beowulf, German Training Ship/Auxiliary Minesweeper 1939 (Hai-261) Photograph by Ingo Hohm    
   Hai
  Hugin, German Training Ship/Auxiliary Minesweeper 1939 (Hai-262) Photograph by Ingo Hohm     
   Maru
  Aasenfjord Salvage Tug, Germany 1944 (Maru-29) Photograph by Ingo Hohm        
   Maru
Sundalsfjord, German Tug 1944 (Maru-29a) Photograph by Ingo Hohm
   Maru Albatros, B-1039, Ex-Zwarte Zee, German Tug 1940 (Maru-31) Photograph by Ingo Hohm


7 August 2002 Added 6 scratch-built models of John Youngerman, found in The Reader Gallery

USS Arkansas, BB-33, 1945, #2, #3
Ryuho, Japanese CVL, 1944-1945, #2
HMS Delhi
, CLAA April 1942, #2, #3
USS Selfridge, DD-357, 1945 #2
 
Cassard, Marine Nationale 1956 #2 
HMS Leopard, frigate F 14, 1958 #2 


31 July 2002 Added Morning Sunshine Models to the main page. Owned by Jiehui Z. Elder, Morning Sunshine Models specializes in stocking the Neptun/Navis lines. Hai, Trident and other lines are carried as well.

 


24 July 2002 Added to the Features Section.

USS Hornet of the Essex Class- Paul Jacobs shows how to add dazzle and detail to the Neptun Essex.

 

Two New Additions to the Links Section:

Schiffs und Flugzeugminiaturen 1:1250 - This German site run by Thomas Schröder has some excellent photos of various 1:1250 models. There is also companion English version, Ship and Airplane Miniatures in Scale 1:1250.

Wiking-Schiffe Katalog - This site run by Mathias Lüdicke is devoted to Wiking Ship Models.


17 July 2002 Added to the Features Section.

Scratch-Building the USS Arkansas- John Youngerman, the dean of scratch-built 1200 model warships, describes step by step how to build the oldest serving US battleship of World War Two. 


24 June 2002 Added 10 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Argonaut HMS Fiji, British Light Cruiser, 1940, (AR-1167)
   CM-P Teia Maru, Japanese AP, 1943, as POW Ship, (CM-P-5)
   H&B Hikawa Maru, Japanese Hospital Ship, 1945, (HB 18a)
   H&B Heian Maru, Japanese AS, 1942, (HB 18b)
   Neptun T-12, German Torpedo Boat, 1943, (N-1068) with camouflage paint scheme (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Neptun T-13, German Torpedo Boat, 1942, (N-1068a) with camouflage paint scheme (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Neptun T-11, German Torpedo Boat, 1942, (N-1068t) with camouflage paint scheme (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Quadrant Bouvet, French Escourteur, 1956, #2, Q4
   Trident van Heemskerck, Netherlands CL, 1942, (Trident 1005)
   Trident-Alpha USS Manila Bay, CVE, 1944, #2, #3, (Trident-Alpha 10352)


17 June 2002 Added Navalis link to main page. This is Sami Arim's new company that produces photo-etched frets in 1250 scale as well as other scales.

Added 11 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Mercator Friedrich Breme, 1940, German AO (M-76)
   Mercator Altmark, German AO, 1939 (M-77) 
   Mercator HMS Majestic, 1898, British Battleship, #2 (M-201) 
   Mercator HMS Nile, 1892, British Battleship, #2 (M-251) 
   Mercator Retvizan, 1900, Russian Battleship (M-303) 
   Mercator Imperator Nikolai I, 1893, Russian Battleship (M-304) 
   Mercator Sissoi Veliki, 1894, Russian Battleship (M-306) 
   Mercator Apraxin, 1895, Russian Coast Defense Battleship (M-310) 
   Mercator Varyag, 1899 Russian Protected Cruiser (M-312) 
   Mercator America, 1940, American Liner, #2 (M-413) 
   Mercator Britannic, 1938, British Liner (M-495) 


6 June 2002 Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Binkowski Danzig, Prussian Paddlewheel Corvette, 1853, (model #47) 
   Binkowski SMS Leipzig, German Corvette, 1882, #2, (model #64) 
   Mercator Tsarevitch, 1906, Post Russo-Japanese War (M-301A) 
   Mercator Oslyabya, 1901, Russian Battleship (M-305) 
   Mercator Askold, 1900, Russian Protected Cruiser, (M-320) 

Added 1 scratch-built model of Paul Jacobs and  3 by Cy Broman found in The Reader Gallery

La Belle Poule, French Training Ship, 1936, #2, #3 by Paul Jacobs
LST by Cy Broman
Sterling, Tanker, #2 by Cy Broman
Strathardle, Freighter, #2, #3
by Cy Broman


1 June 2002 Added to the Features Section.

Retrofitting Ramillies, Paul Jacobs shows how to turn back the clock on the Neptun model of one of the Rs, by changing the late war fit of the original model to the 1939 fit of the British Battleship.


Added Waterline Ship Enthusiasts 2002 Programme Schedule to the Home Page. This lists all of the 1250/1250 shows scheduled this year in the United Kingdom for WSE.


29 May 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery, 

   Aegir Cornish City, British Freighter, 1917, #579 
   Albatros Awatea, New Zealand Liner 1936 (ALK-72) 
   Albatros Andes, British Liner 1939 (ALK-134a)
   Carlo Marquardt President Grant, British Liner 1908 (CM-100) 
   Colonia Viceroy of India, British Liner 1928, (#24)  
   Quadrant USS Newport News (CA), 1966, #2 


21 May 2002 Added a review  in Reviews Section.

Joffre, French Carrier Design of 1938, John Olsen reviews the Anker model of this French Carrier, that was started but never completed.

 


17 May 2002 Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Orcades, British Liner 1938, (ALK-139) 
   Argonaut HMS Royal Sovereign, 1935, British R Class Battleship (AR-43)
   Argonaut HMS Hawkins, 1938, British Heavy Cruiser (AR-90) 
   Argonaut USS New Mexico, 1935, US Battleship (AR-216) 
   Argonaut USS Greer, 1942, US Flush Deck Destroyer (AR-230) 


9 May 2002 Added 7 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

    Aquarius CSS Atlanta, Confederate Ironclad, 1862, (AQS-15)
   Colonia Mosel, German Submarine Tender, 1936, (#37)
   Colonia Memel, German Submarine Tender, 1938, (#38)
   Neptun IJN Zuikaku, Japanese Carrier, 1944, #2, (N-1213a)
   Neptun USS Mississippi, #2, 1945 (N 1305b)
   Neptun USS Akron, USN Dirigible 1931, #2, #3, (NL-3)
   RS-KM Winnetou, German Oiler 1939, (RSKM-13)


2 May 2002 Photo-etched Brass Ratlines by Navalis- Now you don't have to scratch-build the ratlines for your sailing ships or steamships that had ratlines on their masts. This product comes in different sizes. Found in the Accessories Section of Product Reviews.

25 April 2002 USS Saratoga, 1938-1939: Paul Jacobs conversion of the Neptun Lexington model into her sister. Added to the Features Section.


New Listings in the "Where to get the Models" Section

   Alan Hatcher of Bournemouth, England- Selling second-hand 1:1250/1:1200 scaled models also some Maritime books.  Able to offer a search for model service.

   Dave Willcocks, also of the United Kingdom- Dealer in 1/1200 and 1/1250 waterline ship models, new and second hand, merchant and warships.  

New Contact Information -

   Across the Pond- Proprietor Dudley Fay sells models in a variety of scales,but also carries a limited but growing line in 1250 scale. In "Where to Get Models" Section

   Hamburger Rundbrief, a German language magazine devoted entirely to 1250 scale, and published six times a year. Under Guides and Periodicals.


23 April 2002 Added a link to 1250 Ships. This is Chris Daley's new source to acquire the latest models from the most popular lines. Special offers will be run for SteelNavy 1250 Scale readers, from time to time.

 

 


7 April 2002 Added 8 scratch-built models of John Youngerman and  3 by Cy Broman found in The Reader Gallery

SMS Seydlitz, German Battlecruiser, 1916, #2, #3
SMS Moltke, German Battlecruiser, 1918, #2, #3
SMS Von der Tann, German Battlecruiser, 1918, #2, #3, #4
SMS Bluecher, German Armored Cruiser, 1915
HMNZS Achilles, CL, 1945, #2, #3
HMS Ajax, CL, 1942, #2, #3
HMS Leander, CL, 1942, #2, #3
HMS Gambia, CL, 1943, #2, #3
USS Bainbridge, CGN, 1964, #2
USS CF Adams, DDG, 1965, #2, #3
USS Farragut, DDG, 1963, #2, #3, #4


31 March 2002 Added 8 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Neptun HMS Royal Sovereign, #2, #3, (N-1103a)
   Neptun HMS Queen Elizabeth, #2, #3, #4, #5,1943 (N-1104) 
   Neptun HMS Warspite, #2, #3, #4, (N-1104b) 
   Neptun HMS Malaya, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, 1943 (N-1105) 
   Neptun HMS Barham, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, 1941 (N-1105a) 
   Neptun Navigatore Class Italian Destroyer, 1943, #2, #3, #4, with camouflage paint scheme(N-1562T)(photograph by Juergen Hader)   
   Neptun RN Lampo, Italian Destroyer, 1943, #2, #3, with camouflage paint scheme (N-1563aT) (photograph by Juergen Hader)   
   Rhenania Sjolejonet, Swedish Submarine, 1939, #2, (RH-97)(photograph by Juergen Hader)  


28 March 2002 Added 7 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Berlin, A-1411, Replenishment Ship, #2, #3, #4, (ALK-202), Photograph from Ingo Hohm
   Copy (Navis-Copy) Vladimir Monomakh, Russian 2nd Class Cruiser, 1905, #2, #3, #4, (CY-04) 
   Copy (Navis-Copy) Neptune, French Battleship, 1892, #2, #3, #4, (CY-09) 
   KM Mine Ferry (KM-25)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm) 
   Sextant Nanny, Tanker, (Sextant 85)(Photograph from Ingo Hohm) 
   Sextant Polonia, Ferry 1995, #2, #3, #4, #5, (Sextant 155)(Photograph from Ingo Hohm) 
   Trident Stalingrad, River Tug 1956, (Trident 816)(Photo by Ingo Hohm) 


27 March 2002 March 2002 update for Pacific Front 1250 Fleet added.

 


26 March 2002 The Aquarius models of CSS Chicora, USS Choctaw, and USS Essex are examined by John Olsen. John's article is found in the Ironclad section of the  Reviews Section.

 


25 March 2002 Added 8 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Bille Hual Trooper, (Pure Car Carrier), #2, #3, #4, (Bille #145)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   Fuchs Shell #42, Oil Barge, (Fu #10)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   Fuchs Bugsier 19, Tug, (Fu #19)(Photgraph by Ingo Hohm)
   KM TA-25, WW2 German Escort, #2, (KM-2)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   KM Heavy Flak Ferry (KM-24)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   KM AF-100, Artillery Barge, (KM-30)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   KM AF-106, Flak Barge, (KM-31)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)
   Lloyd Bima, Dredge, Malaysia, 1980, #2, #3, (Lloyd-19)(Photograph by Ingo Hohm)


21 March 2002 Added 13 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argonaut B-1, Norwegian Submarine, 1939, #2, (AR-789a)(photograph by Juergen Hader)
  
Carlo Marquardt Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Liner, 1903, #2, (CM-136)(Photograph by Juergen Hader)
  
Hai HMS Glatton, Breastwork Monitor, 1872, #2, #3, #4 (Hai-42)
   Hai USS Puritan, Monitor, 1896, #2, #3, #4, (Hai-310) 
   Navis SMS Ersatz Yorck, German Battlecrusier Plan, 1920, #2, #3,  (NM-20n)(photograph by Juergen Hader
   Navis SMS Hohenzollern, Imperial Yacht, 1911, #2, #3, #4, (NM-87n)(photograph by Juergen Hader
   Navis SMS Viribus Unitis, Austrian Battleship, 1912, #2, #3, (NM-701)(photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Neptun HMS Furious, Carrier, 1941, #2, (N-1117)(photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Neptun IJN Akitsushima, Japanese Seaplane Tender, 1943, #2, (N-1294)(photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Neptun Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya, Russian Battleship, 1939, #2, #3, (N-1601)(photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   RS-KM Togo, German Minelayer, 1940, #2, (RSKM-3)(photograph by Juergen Hader) 
   Trident-Alpha USS Desota County, LST, 1960, (trident-Alpha 10142) 
   Wirral Empire Clyde, British AP, 1950, (#10a)


17 March 2002 Added 5 scratch-built models of John Youngerman and found in The Reader Gallery

Hosho, Japanese CVL, 1942, #2, #3, #4
Colbert, French CA, 1939, #2, #3
Dupleix, French CA, 1940, #2, #3
Foch, French CA, 1939, #2, #3
Suffren, French CA, 1945, #2, #3

Added additional photos (#3,#4,#5) to:

Duquesne, 1939, French CA, #2, #3, #4, #5
Tourville, Duquesne Class, French CA, #2, #3, #4, #5

 


15 March 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Carlo Marquardt Frankenwald, German Freighter, 1922, #2, #3, #4, #5, (CM-20N)(Photos from Juergen Hader)
   Hai RN Terribile, Italian Ironclad, 1886, #2, #3, #4, (Hai-227)
   Hai HMS Glatton, British Monitor 1918, #2, #3, #4, (Hai-307)
   Trident USS Pine Island, AV, 1965, (Trident-Alpha 10213)
   Trident USS Trenton, LSD, 1980, #2, (Trident-Alpha 10283)
   Trident USS Willis A Lee, DL, 1966, (Trident-Alpha 10351)


14 March 2002 Added 5 scratch-built models of John Youngerman and found in The Reader Gallery

USS Enterprise, CVN-65, 1961, #2, #3, #4
HMS Blake, CL, Post 1965, #2, #3, #4
HMS Tiger, CL, 1959-60, #2,
#3
USS Fargo, CL-106, 1945, #2
USS Oregon City, CA-122, 1946, #2


13 March 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros  RMS Aquitania, Hospital Ship, 1915, #2, (ALK-113) 
   Carlo Marquart RMS Aquitania, Troopship, 1916 (CM-156)
   Hai Vice Admiral Popov, Russian Coast Defence Ship, 1877, #2, #3, #4, (Hai-41)
   Hai HMS Inflexible, British Turret Ship, 1881, #2, #3, #4, (Hai-165) 
   Hai HMS Apollo, British 2nd Class Cruiser, 1915, #2, #3, (Hai-322)
   Trident-Alpha USS Norfolk, DL, 1958, (Trident-Alpha 10151)


8 March 2002 Added a review  in Reviews Section.

HMS Ark Royal & HMS Victorious, Post World War Two Carriers from Skytrex by John Olsen.

 


7 March 2002 Added link to Alnavco.One of the most recognized names in the hobby, many of us got our start in the hobby with Pete Paschall. Alnavco carries their line of Superior 1200 warship models and an extensive list of 1250 models from European manufacturers.

Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argonaut Eidsvold, #2, #3, #4, Norwegian Coast Defense Ship, 1939, (AR781) (photographs by Juergen Hader) 
   Argonaut HMS Springbank, #2, #3, AA Ship, 1941, (AR-1223)(photographs by Juergen Hader)
  
Neptun Richelieu, #2, #3, French Battleship, 1940, (N-1401)(photographs by Juergen Hader)
   Rhenania (RSKM) Raule, #2, German Depot/Repair Ship, 1940, (RSKM-42) (photographs by Juergen Hader)


6 March 2002 THE FRENCH CONTRE-TORPILLEUR: A PHOTO ESSAY by Paul Jacobs: An examination of the destroyer designs of the French Navy between the two world wars. Added to the Features Section.

 


3 March 2002 Added link to Collectio Navalis. This well know retailer of 1250 scale models is located in Berlin, Germany. Ranges carried, cover the whole spectrum of the hobby.

Added 9 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argos Frauenlob, Kriegsschoner, Prussia, 1856, #2, #3, #4 (AS-12)(photographs by Juergen Hader
   CM Wolfsburg, German Freighter, 1916, #2, (CM-80)(photos from Juergen Hader)
   CM Scharnhorst, German Hospital Ship, 1915, #2, (CM-132a)(photos by Juergen Hader)
   Hai HMS Collingwood, British Battleship, 1892, #2, #3, #4, #5, (Hai-167)
   Hai RN Italia, Italian Battleship, 1895, #2, #3, #4, #5, (Hai-168)
   Hai HMS Victoria, British Battleship, 1891, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6,
   Hansa Z52, German Destroyer Plan (S-252)(
photo by Ingo Hohm)
   Navis SMS Ulan, #2, #3, #4, Austro-Hungarian Destroyer, 1907 (NM-763N)(photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Neptun Hibiki, #2, Japanese Destroyer, 1940, (N-1268)(photograph by Juergen Hader)
   


2 March 2002 Added Shipbuilding in Miniature to the Books of Interest section. Don Simon looks at this long out of print reference.

Added 19 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Galleryfrom the collection of Michael Meyer. Thanks to Ingo Hohm for photographs and photo editing.

   Hansa Narvik, German Destroyer (S-54)
   Hansa
Wappen von Hamburg (II), (S-95)
   Hansa Scharnhorst, 1942, German Battleship (S-105)
   Hansa Scharnhorst, 1961, (S-108)
   Hansa Z-12, German Destroyer (S-126)
   Hansa Z-28, German Destroyer (S-127)
   Hansa Karlsruhe, German Light Cruiser (S-152)
   Hansa Z-9, German Destroyer (S-181)
   Hansa Helgoland, Hospital Ship 1966-1972, Saigon & Da Nang (S-192)
   Hansa Z-32, German Destroyer (S-238)
   Hansa Seatroll, (S-330)
   Hansa Wesfalen, (S-350)
   Hansa Sonne, (S-356)
   Hansa Hessen, German Destroyer, 1978 (S-370)
   Hansa Norasia Princess, (S-398)
   Hansa USS Saratoga, Carrier, 1945 (S-407)
   Hansa Queen Elizabeth II, Cunard Liner (2001)
   Hansa Rembertiturm, (H-70)
   Hansa Oil Rig, (H-79)


Added 1 model, modified by Paul Jacobs to the  The Age of Sail Section in
The Reader Gallery

USS Bainbridge, Brig, 1846, #2, from GHQ #391


28 February 2002 Added 10 scratch-built models of Michael London and found in The Reader Gallery

Kniaz Sururov, Russian Battleship, 1905
General-Admiral Apraksin, Russian Coast Defense BB, 1905
USS Brooklyn, 1937, CL
 
British Endurance, British Tanker Line, 1936 
Gendania, Waried Tankschiffe, 1919 
Empress of Russia, Canadian Pacific, 1913 
Ceramic, White Star Line, 1913 
Ivernia, Cunard, 1900 
Jervis Bay, Overseas Container Line, 1969 
Akaroa, Shaw Savill, 1914 

Added a new section to The Reader Gallery: The Age of Sail
Added 4 models, modified by Paul Jacobs.

USS Franklin, 1815, 74 Gun Ship of the Line, Skytrex, #2 
USS Constitution, 1820, 44 Gun Frigate, GHQ, #2 
USS Dale, 1830, 18 Gun Sloop, GHQ #251, #2
 
USS Enterprise, Schooner, GHQ, #2 


21 February 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Argonaut Tordenskjold (AR-785)(photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Binkowski SMS Mars, 1881, German Gunnery Training Ship, #2 (model #49)
   Konishi HIJMS Takao (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Neptun HMS Rodney, #2, #3 (N-1102T) with camouflage paint scheme (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Neptun
RN Littorio (N-1501T) with camouflage paint scheme (photograph by Juergen Hader)
   Saratoga Model Shipyard USS Melville, AD-2, 1938, #2 (SMY-10)


18 February 2002 Added 11 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Galleryfrom the collection of Michael Meyer. Thanks to Ingo Hohm for photographs and photo editing.

   Hansa Z17-19, German Destroyer (S-178)
   Hansa Z20, German Destroyer (S-179)
   Hansa Z14-16, German Destroyer (S-180)
   Hansa Steir, (S-191)
   Hansa Schlesien, German Predreadnought (WW2) (S-204)
   Hansa Tannenberg, German Minelayer (S-211)
   Hansa HMS Blake, British Cruiser 1950s (S-215)
   Hansa Jeanne d'Arc, French Aviation Cruiser (S-228)
   Hansa Nurnberg, German Light Cruiser (S-314)
   Hansa MTB Assortment
   Hansa Harbor Set


17 February 2002 Queen Ace, Japanese Automobile Transport, 1988, HB C-31, by Steve Backer in Reviews Section  

Added models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery

   Albatros Duchess of Bedford, #2, (AL-184), with a comparison to 1:600 model of Duchess of York by Millar's Marine from the 1930s.
   HB Queen Ace, Japanese Automobile Transport, 1988, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, (HB C-31) (same photos as in review)


14 February 2002 Added 8 scratch-built models of Michael London and found in The Reader Gallery

Winchester Castle, Union Castle Line, 1930
Rex, Italia Line, 1932
Britannic, Cunard-White Star, 1930
Empress of Britain, Canadian Pacific, 1930
Baltic, White Star, 1904
Angola, C.N. de N., 1948
Windsor Castle, Union Castle Line, 1959
Carpathia, Cunard, 1903


13 February 2002 Added 15 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery
from the collection of Michael Meyer. Thanks to Ingo Hohm for photo editing.

   Hansa Lenin, Nuclear Powered Icebreaker, (S-37)
   Hansa Krupny, Soviet DD, (S-89)
   Hansa Bismarck, German Battleship, (S-100)
   Hansa County Class, British Destroyer, (S-102)
   Hansa  USS Coontz, US Destroyer, (S-113)
   Hansa Hamburg, now Maxim Gorki, (S-172)
   Hansa USS Long Beach, CG, 1962, (S-216)
   Hansa Leipzig, German Light Cruiser WWII, (S-315)
   Hansa USS Long Beach, CG, 1982, (S-388)
   Hansa Kiev, Russian Carrier/Cruiser, (S-399)
   Hansa Moskva, Russian Carrier/Cruiser, (S-400) 
   Hansa Yuri Gagarin, Russian Telemetry and Space Tracking Ship, (S-401)
   Hansa Kynda Class, Russian Rocket Cruiser (RKR), (S-402)
   Hansa HIJMS Ashigara, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, (S-404)
   Hansa USS Alabama, Battleship, (S-405)


11 February 2002 Added February 2002 Update to East Coast Miniatures site. Just click on the update.

 


8 February 2002 Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Carlo Marquart  Republic, US Passenger Liner, 1920, (CM-221)
   Noordzee Nieuw Amsterdam, Dutch Liner as Troopship, 1944, NZ-23
   Quadrant Foudre, French LSD, 1991, #2, #3, Q19 
   Quadrant Cassard, French Escourteur, 1961, Q3a
   Von Stauffenberg
HMS Alexandra, Ironclad, 1887, #2
   Von Stauffenberg Almaz, Russian Seaplane Carrier, 1916, #2, #3, #4, #5, SM24A


5 February 2002 Delphin's USS United States, 1921 Design Reviewed and photographed by John Olsen. This US Battlecruiser Design was chopped by the Washington Treaty in Reviews Section.

Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Delphin USS Maryland, 1923, #2, #3, USN Battleship, D-40
   Delphin
HIJMS Ashigara, #2, #3, #4, Japanese CA, 1929, D-35
   Delphin USS United States, 1921, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, USN Battlecruiser Design, D-65
   JW Ships of Columbus, 1492, JW 46, 47, 48
   Mercator Ships of Columbus, 1492, M-2a, b, c


4 February 2002 Added Books of Interest section to the main page. This section will provide information and photos on Out-of-Print and currently published books of interest to the 1250 scale modeler and collector.


31 January 2002 Added 2 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Neptun HMS Manchester, CL, 1941, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6
                #7  (N-1143)
   Tremo RN Warship Boxed Set from 1930s, #2, #3     
              Photographs by John Heasel


30 January 2002 The Models of Cy Broman by Paul Jacobs, looks at the scratch-built work of the founder of H-R Products, Added to the Features Section.

Added 6 scratch-built models and found in The Reader Gallery

   DKM Bismarck, #2, Scratch Built by Don Simon
  
RN Tribal Class DD, #2, #3 Scratch Built by Don Simon
   Cavina, 1924, #2, #3, #4, #5
Scratch Built by Cy Broman
  
Argyllshire, 1956, #2, #3 Scratch Built by Cy Broman
   Grenada, #2, #3
Scratch Built by Cy Broman
  
Athenia, 1939, #2 Scratch Built by Cy Broman

 


27 January 2002 Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,

   Albatros Drottningholm, 1940, #2, Swedish Liner, #71
   Delphin HIJMS Agano, 1943, #2, #3, #4, Japanese Light Cruiser, D-44
   Rhenania
De Ruyter, 1940, #2 Dutch Light Cruiser #77
   Westphalia
HMS Eagle, 1955, #2, British Carrier, #2


22 January 2002 Added 8 models scratch-built by Mike London and found in The Reader Gallery

   RN Vittorio Veneto, 1942 
   HMS Iron Duke, 1916 
   HMS Glatton, 1918, Monitor 
  
Normandie, French Line, 1935 
   Caronia, Cunard, 1948
 
  
Conte Biancamano, Italia, 1925 
  
Campania, Cunard, 1893 
   Oceanic, White Star, 1899
 


21 January 2002 Added 8 models scratch-built by Mike London and found in The Reader Gallery

   HMS Dreadnought, 1906
  HMS York & HMS Exeter, 1939
   JMSDF Takatsuki, 1967
  Carmania, Cunard, 1905
  Lady Nelson, Canadian National, 1928
  British Endurance, British Tanker Company, 1936
  City of New York, Inman Lines, 1888
  Awater, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, 1936


10 January 2002 Collectors Links This section is devoted to noncommercial web-sites of collectors of 1:1250 models. If you wish to have your site listed, please drop us a line. This new Link is found on the home page of 1250 Scale.

 


9 January 2002 Superior's HMS Hood, Planned 1944 Design, Reviewed by John Olsen. HMS Hood as she would have appeared if she had received her rebuild along the lines of HMS Renown. Found in the Reviews Section.

 


8 January 2002 Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,`photographs by Paul Jacobs 

   Rhenania Dupuy de Lome, 1892, French Armored Cruiser
   Rhenania Pothuau, 1893, French Armored Cruiser
   Saratoga Model Shipyard Vestal, AR, 1938
   Saratoga Model Shipyard George Washington, AP, 1943

Added USS Markab, AD, 1944, #2, #3, conversion of Len Jordan C-3 hull by Paul Jacobs to The Reader Gallery


6 January 2002 Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,`photographs by Paul Jacobs 

  Bassett-Lowke Ad for Bassett-Lowke from 1937 Jane's Fighting Ships 
   Bassett-Lowke Algerie, French CA, 1938 
   Bassett-Lowke Scharnhorst, German Liner, 1938 
   Mercator SMS Cormoran, German Cruiser, 1890, #2 
   Mercator SMS Geier, German Cruiser, 1890, #2 
   U-9 Meteor, German Auxiliary, 1924, #2


3 January 2002 German Armed Merchant Cruisers (AMC) -A Photo Essay 
A review by Paul Jacobs examines the models produced of the German Raiders of WWI and WWII. Found in the Features Section.


2 January 2002 USS South Dakota BB-49, (1921 Design) , Superior Models, Reviewed by John Olsen. US Battleship Design chopped by the Washington Treaty in Reviews Section.

 


27 December 2001 Superior's HMS Invincible, 1921 Battlecruiser Design, Reviewed by John Olsen in Reviews Section.

Added Out of Production Mercator model to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery

   Mercator Tsarevitch, 1904, (Model Circa 1970), #2, #3,     #4


24 December 2001 Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,`photographs by Paul Jacobs 

   Konishi HIJMS Mushashi, BB, 1942, #2, #3 
   Konishi HIJMS Shinano, CV, 1944, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Akagi, CV, 1941 
   Konishi HIJMS Chidori, TB, 1938 
   Konishi HIJMS I-16, SS, 1940 

 


23 December 2001 Added 7 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,`photographs by Paul Jacobs 

   Konishi HIJMS Zuikaku, CV, 1944 
   Konishi HIJMS Soryu, CV, 1939, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Atago, CA, 1943, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Chockai, CA, 1941, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Maya, CA, 1944, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Chickuma, CA, 1941, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS I-400, SS, 1945 


22 December 2001 Added 10 models scratch-built by John Youngerman and found in The Reader Gallery

   USS Iowa, BB-61, 1944, #2, #3, #4
   USS Nevada, BB-36, 1945, #2
   SMS Bayern, 1918, #2, #3
   KMS Gneisenau, 1941, #2, #3
   KMS Scharnhorst, 1943, #2, #3, #4
   HMS Barham 1941, #2
   USS Gilbert Islands, CVE-107, #2
   USS Bisbee, PF-46, 1944, #2, #3
   USS Oliver Hazard Perry FFG-7
   USS Terror, Minelayer, 1943, #2


21 December 2001 Added 3 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery,`photographs by Paul Jacobs

   Konishi HIJMS Haruna, BB, 1944, #2, #3 
 
Konishi HIJMS Hiryu, CV, 1942, #2 
 
Konishi HIJMS Nagara, CL, 1944 


20 December 2001 Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery , photographs by Paul Jacobs

   Konishi HIJMS Kirishima, BB, 1915, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Junyo, CV, 1942 
   Konishi HIJMS Haguro, CA, 1929, #2 
   Konishi HIJMS Tenryu, CL, 1939 added second photo to  
                     that posted on December 18       


19 December 2001 Added 8 models scratchbuilt by John Youngerman and found in The Reader Gallery

   Clemenceau, Post WW2 French CV, #2
   HMS London, CA, 1942-43, #2, #3
   HMS Fiji, Colony Class CL, 1941
   HMS Chester, CL 1916, #2
   Duquesne, 1939, French CA, #2
   Tourville, Duquesne Class French Heavy Cruiser,#2
   DKM Emden, WW2 German CL, #2
   RNNS De Ruyter, 1941, Dutch CL, #2, #3


18 December 2001 Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery
Photographs by Paul Jacobs

   Konishi HIJMS Fuso, BB 
  
Konishi HIJMS Yamashiro, BB 
  
Konishi HIJMS Mutsu, BB 
   Konishi HIJMS Natori, CL 
   Konishi HIJMS Tenryu, CL 

 


17 December 2001 Anker Model of the 1937 Russian Battleship Hybrid Design, a Review by John Olsen

 


16 December 2001 Konishi Models from Japan by Paul Jacobs, in the Features Section

Added 12 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery
  Konishi HIJMS Kaga, #2, #3 
  Konishi HIJMS Hyuga 1944 BB/CV, #2 
  Konishi HIJMS Ise BB 
 
Konishi HIJMS Mikuma, as built, CL 
  Konishi HIJMS Kumano CA 
  Konishi HIJMS Mogami, 1944, CA/CV 
  Konishi HIJMS Kaiyo CVE 
  Konishi HIJMS Yura CL 
  Konishi HIJMS Kinu CL 
  Konishi HIJMS Terutsuki, DD 
  Konishi HIJMS Kagero, DD 
  Konishi HIJMS Fubuki, DD 


24 June Added 5 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery
 
Albatros Esso Stuttgart, #2, #3, #4 (AL-212)
  Argonaut USS Tuscaloosa, #2 (New Orleans Class Heavy Cruiser, AR-288)
  Argonaut USS Winslow (Porter Class DD in pre-WW2 fit, AR-285)
  CM Friedrich Der Grosse, #2 (CM-142)
  CM Victoria Luise, #2 (CM-110)
17 June Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
  Seavee
San Giorgio (Italian Amphibious Assault Ship, 1988), #2, #3, #4, #5
  Seavee Stromboli (Italian Armed Replenishment Ship, 1976), #2, #3, #4, #5, #6
  Seavee US Navy Tug (YTB), #2 (Photographed by Kurt Greiner)
  Seavee Sea Shadow (USN Experimental Ship) (Photographed by Kurt Greiner)
  Saratoga Model Shipyard  USS Nitro AE-2, #2 (photographed by Ulrich Rudofsky)
  CM Titanic (CM-148) (Fritz Wagner photo)

Added 14 models to The Reader Gallery
  
RMS Olympic (1911), #2, #3
Don Simon's 1:1200 scratchbuilt liner
   Sovremenny class DDG, #2
Sean Prichard's conversion of Trident model

And 12 scratchbuilt 1:1200 scale models from John Youngerman  
   USS Ranger CV-4
   IJN Katsuraji, 1945
   HMS Eagle, 1934
   USS Helena, 1942
   HMS York, 1933
   SMS Emden, 1914
   Pluton (France, 1939)
   USS Wilkinson DL-5, 1955
   JMSDF Setogiri DDK-156, 1955
   HMS Renown, 1944
   FrNS Richelieu, 1950
   SMS Koenig, 1916


 

26 May Added 8 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
  
Rhenania Svjatogor, #2 (GLR-22)
   Rhenania Isle of Guernesy as LSI, #2 (RS 105)
   Rhenania Riga, #2 (GLR-21)
   Rhenania Togo, #2...German WW2 fighter director ship (RSKM 5)
   Rhenania S-19...German Torpedo Boat, 1914, #2  (RS-46)
   Noordzee NZ-76 Kota Inten, #2, #3 after conversion to troop ship by US WSA
   Navis 761N F82...Austro-Hungarian DD, 1914
   GEM Eagle...USCG Sailing Ship (Fritz Wagner photo)

Added 2 models to The Reader 1250 Gallery
  
Author, #2
(Container ship converted by Sean Pritchard from CM model)
   Zuiderkruis, #2 (Dutch replenishment ship conversion by Sean Pritchard)


6 May Added 1 model to The Reader 1250 Gallery
   Sean Pritchard's re-worked USS Inchon (LPH), #2

Added 1 model to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
  
Classic Ship Collection Great Eastern, #2, #3, #4, #5 (Kurt Greiner photos)


1 May Added 1 model to The Reader 1250 Gallery
   Sean Pritchard's re-work of Argos CGN USS Arkansas, #2
28 April Added 2 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
   Noordzee
Kota Inten, after conversion to troop ship by US WSA (NZ-76)
   Noordzee Kota Inten, as built 1927 (NZ-75)
Added 1 model to The Reader 1250 Gallery
   Sean Pritchard's extensively re-worked Albatros HMS Ocean, #2
20 April Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
   Neptun
USS Commencement Bay CVE-105, #2, #3, #4 (N 1320)
   Neptun USS New Jersey BB-62 (1944), #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 (N 1300b)
   Bille      P&O Nedlloyd TASMAN (Container Ship, 1999) #2, #3, #4, #5 (Bille #133)
   CM       Imperator 1913,#2, #3, #4 (CM-05)  
18 April Added 4 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
   Neptun
IJN Kaga 1939, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9 (N 1218)
   Carat Servia 1881, #2, #3 (C-025)
   Albatros HMS Vanguard 1946, #2, #3, #4 ALK-300
   Optatus USS Columbus CG-12, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 (Optatus S9B)
17 April Added in-depth article on proper presentation of  Wake Patterns by Donald C. Simon
15 April Added 6 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 

   HAI
     
USS New York ACR-2 (1898), #2  (Hai-415)

  Navis
     
HMS Lion 1915, #2, #3 (Navis 124N)
     SMS Seydlitz 1913, #2, #3 (Navis 25N)
     Deutschland 1906, #2, #3 (Navis 10N)
     HMS Glatton (Monitor 1918)#2 (Navis 188N)

  Saratoga Model Shipyard
     
Kanawha AO-1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6  (SMY 08) (new photos)


12 April Added 10 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
   Neptun
     
USS Tennessee BB-43 (1944), #2, #3  (N 1304)
      USS Arizona BB-39, #2, #3, #4 (N 1306)
      USS Columbia CL-56 (Cleveland Class 1945), #2, #3 (N 1340a) 
      USS Chicago CA-29 1940#2, #3, #4 (N 1335)
      USS Bayfield 1945 (Attack Transport APA-33), #2, #3, #4   (N 1392)

  Navis
      
Oslyabya (Russian BB, 1904) (615N)
       Rurik (Russian Armoured Cruiser, 1892) Copy #1

   Argos
     
Julius Schindler (German Tanker, 1922), #2 (AS-28)
      Phrygia (German freighter, 1928) (AS-24)
      CSS Florida (Confederate Screw Sloop)


9 April 2001 Added 11 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
   Neptun   
     
IJN BB Yamato 1945, #2, #3 (N 1201)  
      USS Cimarron AO-22 Fleet Oiler 1943,, #2, #3 (N 1393a) 
      USS South Dakota BB-57, 1944, #2, #3, #4 (N 1301a) 
      HMS Hood 1941, #2, #3  (N 1110S) 
      USS New Mexico, #2 BB-40, 1945 (N 1305a) 
      USS North Carolina, #2 BB-55, 1945 (N 1302) 

   Argos
      USS Long Beach CGN-9 (1964), #2, #3, #4 (Argos #72)
     
USS Bainbridge DLGN-25 (1964), #2, #3 (Argos #67) 

   Rhenania
      Kronstadt, #2 (GLR-20) 
      American Civil War Monitor DICTATOR  

   H&B
       Yamazuki Maru (IJN Transport 1942)#2, #3 (#HB M30a)


4 April 2001 Published The April 2001 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
26 March 2001 Added 12 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
  
Navis USS Colorado 1923, #2, #3, #4, #5 (NM 300)
   Rhenania Gotland (Swedish Cruiser 1941), #2 (RH-90)

   Risawoleska  
       King Olav (RI 30B)
       Trinidad (RI 59)
       Nils Holgersons (RI 67)
       Peruvian Reefer (RI 69)

   Saratoga Model Shipyard
      Kanawha AO-1, #2 (SMY 08)
      Chateaurenault  (SMY 13)
      Goliath (SMY 06)
      Laborieux (SMY 07)
      Six-fours (SMY 11)
      Amiens (SMY 04)
25 March 2001 Added 10 models to The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery 
  
Argos USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51, #2
   Argos USS Samuel B. Roberts FFG 58, #2 (Perry class frigate)
   Albatros Berlin (German Navy repair ship AK), #2, #3, #4, #5 
  
Albatros Queen of Bermuda (armed merchant cruiser, 1940)#2   ALK-122
   Albatros HMS Ocean 1998 (ALK-96)
  
CM Palabora (merchant ship 1967), #2 (CM-KR 206)
   H&B Shin Sakura Maru 1982, #2, #3 (H&B 35)
   Noordzee Kota Inten (NZ-77 & NZ-78)
  
Risawoleska Johan Gorthon 1947, 2, #3 (RI 67)

And these 3 late additions from Rhenania
   Nordensjold, #2 Swedish Destroyer 1940 (RH-87-2)
   Hai, #2 German Destroyer Tender 1942 (RSKM-39)
   AF-106 Heavily Armed Barge 1945 (RSKM-31)
22 March 2001 Added another eight 1:1200 scratchbuilds by John Youngerman to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   USS Sumner DD692
   USS Hyman DD732, 1944
   Z 39, WW2 German DD
   IJN Mikura (Ukuru class)
   IJN Type "C" Escort, 1944
   USS Piedmont AD17
   Akitsushima, IJN Seaplane Tender
   HMS Pegasus, 1920

19 March 2001 Added eight 1:1200 scratchbuilds by John Youngerman to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   USSR Carrier Kiev, #2
   IJN Akagi (1941), #2
   IJN Zuikaku (1944), #2
   USS Gilbert Islands CVE-107
   DeRuyter, Dutch Light Cruiser Mid 50s
   USS Pecos, 1944 (T2 oiler)
(from Len Jordan hull)
   Liberty Ship
(from Len Jordan hull)
   HMS Queen Elizabeth, 1943

23 January 2001 new2.gif (148 bytes) Opened The 1250 Scale Producers' Gallery  new2.gif (148 bytes)
 
Great photos of 1250 Scale Models from many different producers  
17 January 2001 Published The Jan 2001 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter

14 January 2001 Added Feature Article: Scratchbuilding in 1:1200 Scale by John Youngerman
Added two 1:1200 scratchbuilds by Don Simon to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   USS Pensacola CA-24, #2
   USS Salem CA-139, #2, #3

10 January 2001 Updated Olivers Welt link on 1250 Home page. It now links directly to the new Olivers Welt web site
19 November Published The Nov 2000 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
27 October Added five 1:1200 scratchbuilds by John Youngerman to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   IJN Cruiser Tone (Feb 45)
   IJN BB Haruna (1944)
   IJN CV Taiho (1944)
   IJN Kaiyo (1943)

24 October Added five 1:1200 John Youngerman scratchbuilds (modern era ex-Soviet ships) to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:

   Kuznetsov CVN (1992)
   Kirov (1980)
   Ochakov (1975)
   Udaloy (1981)
   Isachenkov (1975)

23 October Added five 1:1200 scratchbuilds by John Youngerman to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   HMS Sheffield (1941)
   HMS Hood (May 41)
   HMS Vanguard (1946)
   HMS Repulse (mid 41)
   HMS Nelson (Feb 45)

22 October Added five 1:1200 Scratchbuilds by John Youngerman to 1200/1250 Photo Gallery:
   USS Colorado (Dec 44)
   USS Mississippi (1944)
   USS Pennsylvania (1945)
   USS Detroit (1945)
   USS Richmond (1943)

20 October Added feature article to 1250 Scale: Ship Models for the Military by Fred Dorris
11 Sept Published The Sept 2000 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
13 July Added ARGOS (Joerg Uter Schiffsminiaturen link to 1250 Scale Home Page
24 June Published The June 2000 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
19 June Simple 1250 Scale Conversions by Paul Jacobs
24 May Added Galeri Maritim logo/link 1250 Scale Home Page
11 May Added new section Tips & Techniques for Modeling in 1200/1250 Scale
3 May Added Olivers Welt der Schiffsminiaturen-Optatus logo/link to 1250 Home Page
13 April Published The April 2000 Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
9 April Added East Coast Miniatures logo/link to 1250 Home Page
6 April Scratchbuilding a 1/1200th Scale Model Ship by Steve Richards
Added
L. Wiedling logo/link to 1250 Home Page
1 April Implemented New Message Board. The old one is still available as a Read Only board on the Warship and 1250 Home Pages. Do not post to the old page. I will be deleting it soon.
30 March Cosmetic changes to the 1250 Home page and added link to Navis/Neptun on both the 1250 Home page and the main Warship Home page
3 March 2000 Opened the  1250 Extra!!!   page. Up-to-the-minute 1250 scale developments from Paul Jacobs
21 November Biggest update ever to the New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale page
Many additions to the 1250 History Page
A Review of the Argonaut and Neptun HMS Repulse Models  by Ingo Hohm
18 November Published The October Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
10 July Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Published The July Pacific Front 1250 Scale Newsletter
23 May Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
The Complete Comet/Authenticast 1945 Catalog on line!

Added 4 models to the Reader Gallery of 1250 scale models:
   USS New York CA-2 armoured cruiser by Cy Broman
   IJN cruiser Tone by Cy Broman
   Provence circa 1925
   USS Indianapolis by Cy Broman
16 May Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale

Added Pacific Front 1250 Scale Catalog update
7 March Added 3 new Rhenania liner models (Lusitania, Laconia, and Phoenicia)
to the Pacific Front 1250 scale gallery

Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
7 February 1999 Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
10 January 1999 A look at five Len Jordan 1:1200 kits: Lancastria, Media, Reina del Mar, T-2 Tanker, Urbino
5 January 1999 Added 3 1250 Model Reviews:
Neptun CV USS Saratoga
  Neptun CV IJN Unryu
  Neptun SBC 4 scout bomber
1 January 1999 Added Noordzee Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (cruise ship version) to  1250 scale gallery
27 December Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
13 December Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
12 December Added Warship Message Board  Use it for buy/sell, comments et al
28 November Added eight models to the 1250 scale gallery
  IJN Mikasa
  Italian light cruiser Colleoni
  Knox Class frigate USS Bagley
  Typhoon patrol vessel

Rigged 1250 scale models from GEM Ship Miniatures (stunning):
  France II
  Potosi
  Pamir
  Helena Sloman
21 November Added two models to the 1250 scale gallery, Bremen IV and Saxon
Added new sources for 1250 scale models to the 1250 History page
10 November Review of Neptun 1:1250 Carrier USS Lexington
Review of Tom's Modelworks 1250 scale etched brass deck railing
25 October Review of Len Jordan 1200 scale Liberty ship kit
Review of Len Jordan 1:1200 Santa Elisa 1941 (C-2 hull) kit
Review of Len Jordan 1:1200 Bendoran (1957 merchant ship) kit

Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Added listing of information resources for 1200/1250 scale collectors and builders: Guides and Periodicals
18 October 11 beautiful scratchbuilt models by John Youngerman in the 1250 Scale Reader Gallery
30 September Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Added source of manufacturer information at the end of the Manufacturer section of the 1250 History page
13 September Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Added new sources for 1250 scale models to the 1250 History page
Added five models to the 1250 scale gallery, including Titanic, Imperator, Carpathia, and BB Valiant
2 August Updated New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Added new sources for 1250 scale models to the 1250 History page
Added brief reviews of several new releases on 1250 Model Reviews page
19 July Opened 1250 Model Reviews page
7 new models in the Pacific Front 1250 scale gallery
Added new section, New Releases and Developments in 1250 Scale
Added new producers to the 1250 History page
Added new sources for 1250 scale models to the 1250 History page
Added models to 1250 Classics section of 1250 History   page
25 May It's a Snap!  Jim Gordon writes about his 6 hour wonder, the Esci 1:1200 Battleship Roma
18 May 10 new models in the Pacific Front 1250 scale gallery
26 April 13 new models in the 1250 Scale Reader Gallery
13 April Updated producers and vendors portion of 1250 History page

5 April

 

Added eight new ships to the Pacific Front 1250 Gallery
Opened the Reader Gallery of 1:1200/1250 scale ships with 7 models and dioramas
30 March Articles on history of 1200/1250 scale models, casting, producers et al.  Read them at 1250 World