These are photos of the USS Iowa. It was constructed by modifying the Tamiya 1/350th scale USS Missouri. I used Evergreen and Plastruct to alter the platforms on the forward fire control tower the mainmast and also to construct the 20mm platform on turret #2.

Iowa07KT.JPG (56961 bytes) Iowa14KT.JPG (50293 bytes) Iowa16KT.JPG (56518 bytes) Iowa23KT.JPG (75527 bytes)
Iowa10KT.JPG (65777 bytes) Iowa15KT.JPG (65964 bytes) Iowa05KT.JPG (62730 bytes) Iowa17KT.JPG (63293 bytes)

The blue band on the hull for the measure 22 camouflage scheme was done with Model Master "dark sea blue" the decks with Model Master "panzerschwarzgrau" and the upper-works with Humbrol #127.The detail work was accomplished with the Gold Medal Models photo-etch set. I've been building models since I was 5 years old and have done some commission work on occasion. My current project is a 1/100th scale Bismarck. I can be reached at

Iowa01KT.JPG (59502 bytes) Iowa18KT.JPG (56989 bytes) Iowa19KT.JPG (60260 bytes)
Iowa21KT.JPG (66090 bytes) Iowa24KT.JPG (71951 bytes) Iowa08KT.JPG (68238 bytes) Iowa02KT.JPG (45270 bytes)

Kim Taylor