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Cruisers
USS Worcester CL-144, Admiralty Modelworks 1:700 Scale, Built by Kostas Katseas - This is Kostas Katseas' build of the Admiralty Modelworks 1:700 scale USS Worcester CL-144. 
USS Northampton 1941, Corsair Armada 1:700 Scale, Built by Jeff Sharp - This is the USS Northampton in late 1941 with the false bow wave. It was built by Jeff Sharp from the Corsair Armada 1:700 scale kit. 
USS Canberra CAG-2 1967, Niko Model 1:700 Scale, Built by Jörg Kuhnert - These are photos  of the built model by Jörg Kuhnert of the USS Canberra CAG-2 from Niko Model in 1:700 scale. 
Sverdlov, Soviet Light Cruiser, Scratch-Built in 1:200 Scale by Shuki Aloni - Shuki Aloni has built a new model of the Soviet cruiser Sverdlov scratch-built in 1:200 scale. It took him one month to build and in his tradition, it was made of card board and balsa  wood and that is the reason for it's very light weight  (900 grams only -105 cm long).
HMS Sheffield, Town Class Light Cruiser, Scratch-Built in 1:200 Scale by Shuki Aloni - These are pictures of the HMS Sheffield scratch-built in 1:200 by Shuki Aloni. It took him three weeks to built it  last year and it also made from cardboard and balsa wood.  
USS Leahy CG-16, Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Geoff Cook - This is Geoff Cook's Commanders/Iron Shipwright USS Leahy CG-16 in 1/350 scale. Geoff finished her several years ago but  had to take a long hiatus from ship modeling due to a new job and cross country move. 
Myoko, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:350 Scale, Built by Jose Soca -  This 1941 Myoko was a pleasant build. Jose Soca doesn’t regret having building the Aoshima 1:350 scale Myoko because he like her a lot after her refit when those big wind baffles were added to the bridge. 
Sendai, Japanese Light Cruiser at the Battle of Midway June 1942, Fujimi 1:700 Scale, Built by Gus Villanueva - This is the Sendai, Japanese light cruiser of the 1st Fleet, Main Body at the Battle of Midway. The Fujimi 1:700 scale kit was built by Gus Villanueva
USS Brooklyn 1898, Iron Shipwright 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - Here are photos of Bob Cicconi's latest build, the Iron Shipwrights 1/700 scale armored cruiser Brooklyn circa 1898. 
USS Chicago CG-11, JAG 1:700 Scale, Built by Chen. Chih-Pang - This model is the JAG 1:700 scale kit of the USS Chicago CG-11 built by Chen.Chih-Pang
USS Boston, Protected Cruiser, Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Felix Bustelo - Felix Bustelo's build of the Iron Shipwrights 1:350 Scale USS Boston was basically out of the box with a couple of exceptions. 
USS Long Beach CGN-9, Revell, Box Scale, Built by Falk Pletscher - Falk Pletscher brings another "Blast from the Past" - Revell's USS LONG BEACH. This kit of 1960 vintage was originally released even before the real ship was commissioned. 
USS Brooklyn, USN Armored Cruiser, YS Masterpieces 1:350 Scale, Built by Peter Plattner - The location was Scale Model World 2004 in Telford... it was time. Peter Plattner bought three kits from YS Masterpieces in 1:350 scale; Averoff, Oregon and Brooklyn. All ships pre Word War One, all have tremendous character, all three kits of very high quality. After this heroic act of conscience and wallet damage Peter hid them from himself.... Fully fed and done with Christmas celebrations he retired to his study. There he had the joys of modeling solitude. Examining these kits is simply a pleasure. Here is his build of the USS Brooklyn
Agano, Japanese Light Cruiser, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Zenden Ng - With this Tamiya 1:700 scale model of the Japanese light cruiser Agano, Zenden Ng built everything out of the box, except for a few Lion Roar IJN railing used on the superstructure.
HMAS Perth 1942, NNT 1:700 Scale, Built by Norbert Thiel - On December 7, 1941 Japan went to war with the western powers to secure natural resources. With a total oil and steel embargo against Japan, the country would run out of critical raw materials unless she left China or secured the recourses elsewhere, primarily in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia). Defending the Dutch colony was a polyglot collection of forces call ABDA Force. Ships were present from America, Britain, Netherlands and Australia, hence the name. HMAS Perth was the Australian cruiser of the force. The entire force was demolished by the Japanese with HMAS Perth and USS Houston meeting their end at the Battle of Sunda Strait. NNT now has a 1:700 scale kit of Perth, as seen in this build by Norbert Thiel
Kirov, Russian Missile Cruiser, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Chuck Bauer - The model Chuck Bauer built represents the Kirov in its “late” phase, just prior to its nuclear accident, re-naming and decommissioning. The Trumpeter 1:350 scale kit accurately represents the major elements of the ship, and would make a decent model “out of the box.” 
Prinz Eugen, Revell 1:720 Scale, Built by David DeLang - Here is something you don't see everyday, that ancient, ANCIENT mariner, the Revell 1:720 scale Prinz Eugen. Initially released in 1967, there have been very few sightings of this puppy since the release of the Tamiya 1:700 Prinz Eugen and the new Trumpeter 1:700 scale Prinz Eugen and Admiral Hipper kits. However, thanks to David DeLang you can now get into Mr. Peabody's "Way-Back" machine and dial back 40+ years when this kit was new and every new ship kit was a joy, because they were so few in number. 
USS Juneau 1942, Dragon Premium Edition 1:700 Scale, Built by Jim Kloek - This is Jim Kloek's build of the Dragon Premium Edition 1/700 scale kit of the U.S.S. Juneau.  This is repop of the old Skywave kit, with a full hull option, some newer Dragon weapons sprues, and a photo-etched fret added. 
USS Katahdin, Armored Steam Ram, Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Fritz Koopman, Photographs by Matt Grzybinski - This is the Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale kit of the armored steam ram USS Kathadin. Fritz Koopman picked it up several years ago from Ted Paris at a Noreastcon, thinking it would be a nice weekend kit. It took him four months instead. 
USS Houston 1941, Corsair Armada 1:700 Scale, Built by Rob Weilacher - Here is Rob Weilacher's Corsair Armada 1/700 scale USS Houston finished as pre-war fit.  Rob used Pollyscale paints, photo-etch from Gold Medal Models and some Tom’s Modelworks.  Wonderful kit, as always, from Mike Czibovic. 
USS Northampton 1941, Corsair Armada 1:700 Scale, Built by Robert Dedmon - Robert Dedmon back dated the Corsair Armada 1:700 scale USS Northampton kit from as sunk configuration to as she was at the beginning of the war. He removed tubs around the aft superstructure and enlarged the forward funnel (done to reduce stack gasses on the bridge). 
HMS Delhi 1942, British Light Cruiser, Scratch-Built in 1:350 Scale by Phil Reeder -  One ship in the Royal Navy that has always fascinated Phil Reeder was the Delhi. This was because she was equipped with USN 5"/38 cal guns and the Mk 37 fire-control system, similar that fitted in the US Fletcher class destroyers. She probably was the only British build ship with a foreign main armament. 
Prinz Eugen 1942, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Built by Kostas Katseas - Here is the Trumpeter 1/700 scale Prinz Eugen 1942 built by Kostas Katseas. The Lion Roar photo-etch set and Flyhawk brass mast set were used on the kit.. 
USS Indianapolis CA-35, 1:200 Scale, Scratch-Built by Shuki Aloni - These are pictures of Shuki Aloni's USS Indianapolis CA-35 made from scratch from card board, balsa wood etc, in 1:200 scale. It took him 3 weeks to build it.
Admiral Hipper, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Phil Reeder - This is Phil Reeder's build of Trumpeter`s 1:350 scale Admiral Hipper. It is an out of the box (OOB) build. 
USS Minneapolis 1943, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Jim Kloek - The photos are of Jim Kloek's build of the Combrig 1/700 scale U.S.S. Minneapolis.  This is a very nice kit which represents the ship as she emerged from her mid-1943 reconstruction. 
Arsenal Ship CG-86, Jim Shirley Productions 1:700 Scale, Built by Nektarios Koufopoulos - These are some photos of the old Jim Shirley Productions of the what-if 1/700 scale arsenal ship CG-86, a design for a heavy SAM cruiser. The model was built by Nektarios Koufopoulos
HMS London, County Class Heavy Cruiser, H-P Models 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This is the H-P Models 1:700 scale kit of HMS London, built by An Chu. London was the only County class cruiser to receive the massive tower bridge refit and reduction from three funnels to two. After the refit the London appears completely different from her numerous sister ships.
USS Little Rock CLG-4 1976, Niko/Ships & Co. Kit Bash 1:700 Scale, Built by Maurizio Chiaro - Here are some photographs of the newest kit from Maurizio Chiaro. This is a modified USS Galveston CLG from Niko Model with the hull of USS Providence from Ships & Co. The final result is the USS Little Rock CLG-4 as when she was the Sixth Fleet Flagship.  
HMS Scylla, The Toothless Terror, WSW 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This is the HMS Scylla, known as the "Toothless Terror" due to her light armament. An Chu used the WSW 1:700 scale kit to build the model. 
USS San Francisco CA-38, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Jean Barby - This is the USS San Francisco CA-38 from the 1:350 scale kit from Trumpeter. Jean Barby used Gold Medal Models specific photo-etch plus L'Arsenal 5-inch guns and Chicago pianos. Jean also modified the kit's main mast, an area often forgotten by modelers. The Classic Warship pictorial was of immense help, for the great pictures reveal an amount of detail few plans show. 
HMS Argonaut, Dido Class AA Cruiser, White Ensign Models 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - An Chu built the White Ensign Models 1:700 scale HMS Dido, AA cruiser, as sister ship HMS Argonaut
Zhdanov, Soviet Command Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Andrey Zhukov - Here are some photographs of Andrey Zhukov's Zh dano v cruiser built from 1/700 scale Combrig kit. Zhdanov is a soviet cruiser of the Sverdlov class, project 68-bis. Built by the Baltic yard, Leningrad - laid down 1950, launched 27 December 1950, completed 31 December 1951
USS Denver CL-58, Skywave 1:700 Scale, Built by Christophe Mentzel - This is Christophe Mentzel's USS Denver CL 58, a light cruiser of the Cleveland class from the 1:700 scale Skywave kit. The Denver was a member of the first batch of this class with a round bridge.
Chokai 1932, Scratch-Built by Frank Halbe in 1:700 Scale - Here are a lot of photos of the Chokai in 1932 in 1:700 scale. There is not a model kit. So Frank Halbe scratch-built all parts (hull, bridge, etc.) are built from polystyrol, copper wire, aluminum foil etc.
USS Savannah CL-42 1944, Niko Model 1:700 Scale, Built by Christophe Mentzel - Here are some photographs of the Niko Model USS Savannah CL-42 1944 in 1:700 scale, built by Christophe Mentzel. It is a real nice and superb kit. Everything you need to build the kit is included. 
USS New Orleans CA-32 1945, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Converted by Dave Hill - This is Dave Hill's 1/350 scale USS New Orleans, converted from Trumpeter's 1944 San Francisco. She is depicted as she looked in 1945 after her last refit at Mare Island Naval Yard. 
Duca d'Aosta, Italian Light Cruiser. Delphis Models 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This is An Chu's recent work, Delphis Models 1/700 scale Italian Light Cruiser Emanuele Filiberto Duca d'Aosta
HMS Danae 1942, Niko Model 1:700 Scale, Built by Peter Fulgoney - This build is based on the NIKO kit ORP CONRAD., a 1:700 scale resin kit with some photo-etch. Essentially Peter Fulgoney wanted to build a camouflaged version, and the ship was previously RN HMS Danae and so the game begins. 
USS Salem CL-3, Loose Cannon 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - Here are photos of Bob Cicconi's latest build, the Loose Cannon 1/700 scale Birmingham, done as the USS Salem, CL-3, in a dazzle camouflage scheme circa 1918. The kit is dimensionally almost spot on, in comparison to the out of production Jim Shirley kit, which is noticeably shorter. 
USS Honolulu CL-48, Corsair Armada 1:700 Scale, Built by Christoph Mentzel - Here are some pictures of the USS Honolulu CL-48 as she looked in October 1944 at Leyte Gulf, built by Christoph Mentzel. This is the Corsair Armada kit in 1:700 scale with some parts an old Naval Works kit of the USS Honolulu
SMS Emden, Imperial German Scout Cruiser, Revell 1:350 Scale, Built by Alec Cap To commemorate the exciting, educational and illuminating discourse between Alec Cap and WR in the "Read My Flags" chronicles, here is the Revell of Germany 1:350 scale model of the World War I Imperial German scout cruiser, SMS Emden built by Alec Cap
Deutschland, Modern German Cruiser & Training Ship, NNT 1:700 Scale,Built by Norbert Thiel - Here are some photos of Norbert Thiel's finished NNT Deutschland in 1:700 scale. These shots have been taken at an exhibition at Bühl in Germany by the son of a famous friend of Norbert's: Daniel Villhauer, Bernd´s son, both being very well-known amongst ship modellers in Germany. 
HMS Ajax 1941, Scratch-Built in 1:350 Scale by Phil Reeder - This is a scratch-built model of the cruiser, HMS Ajax, as she appeared in 1941. Phil Reeder used the plans in the Profile Morskie book, scaled up to 1/350th scale. 
Nachi 1942, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale, Built by Andrew Johnson - This is the  Hasegawa 1/700 scale IJN Nachi built by Andrew Johnson with extra details from Gold Medal Models photo-etch IJN cruiser set and White Ensign Models IJN weapons set. The scene represents the cruiser in her 1942 form recovering her seaplane. 
USS Chicago, Protected Cruiser 1895, Combrig 1:700 Scale,Built by Bob Cicconi - The kit of the Combrig 1:700 scale USS Chicago is well cast, but the instructions are sketchy in places, particularly regarding the various vent styles and placement, and the mast construction. Built by Bob Cicconi
USS Detroit CL-8, 1:192 Scale, Scratch-Built by Bill Everett - These are photos of the USS Detroit that Bill Everett built in 1:192 scale using plans from The Floating Drydock and parts from HR Products and Bluejacket Marine. 
USS San Francisco 1942, Niko Model 1:700 Scale, Built by Charles Matthews - These are photos of the model of the USS San Francisco in 1/700 scale by Charles Matthews. The model is by Niko and represents her in the 1942 fit. 
USS Nashville CL-43 October 1944, Corsair Armada/Honolulu Naval Works 1:700 Scale, Built by Christoph Mentzel - These are some photographs of the USS Nashville CL43, as the cruiser appeared in the Pacific in October 1944 at Leyte Gulf. Christoph Mentzel's idea was to show the ship in a scene as General McArthur comes aboard the ship, transferred by a PT boat. 
USS Tuscaloosa CA-37, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Rick Cotton - Come on down to T-Town! Here’s a 1/350 scale Trumpeter San Fiasco (er..Francisco) as a 1940 Tuscaloosa CA-37 built by Rick Cotton. Gold Medal Models photo-etch was added. 
USS Brooklyn, Armored Cruiser 1:96 Scale, Scratch-Built by Tim Quinlan - This model of the armored cruiser USS Brooklyn is about 4 feet long, and is R/C. The model was scratch-built by Tim Quinlan with construction of aspen and pine in the traditional bread and butter method. 
Furutaka 1942, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - This is the re-tooled 1/700 scale Hasegawa Furutaka built by Bob Cicconi. The kit builds the Furutaka as it appeared in 1942, the year it was sunk. It's a great kit and a vast improvement over the original issue. 
Chokai 1942, Japanese Takao Class Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:350 Scale, Built by Chris Hartman - This is the Aoshima 1:350 Scale Chokai, 1942. This is an out of box build by Chris Hartman. Paint is Tamiya and Floquil. 
Maya 1944, Japanese Takao Class Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:350 Scale, Built by Jose Soca - Maya always was the favorite of Jose Soca from all four Takao class cruisers. Jose tried to do his best, modeling her just before embarking in her last mission. The kit is Aoshima’s 1:350 scale kit of Maya
USS Brooklyn 1898 Armored Cruiser, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Ken Pascal - In the gloom of the feebly lit street corner on a cold Rochester evening, Guido saw his mark. "Psst---Hey kid, ya need a Brooklyn? I got one right tcheer!" Ken Pascal saw this as an opportunity and quickly snapped up a Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale USS Brooklyn armored cruiser kit from the lurking Guido. 
USS San Francisco CA-38 1942, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Rick Cotton - Rick Cotton has built the Trumpeter 1:350 scale USS San Francisco as she appeared on unlucky the Friday 13th of November 1942 in the first battle in the three day climatic naval Battle of Guadalcanal. 
USS Virginia CGN-38, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by John Sykes - John Sykes built the Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale model of VIRGINIA as she was in the late 1970's - harpoon fitted, but no CIWS, or Tomahawk box launchers. 
USS San Francisco 1942, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Chris Hartman - This is the Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS San Francisco 1942 out of the box build, except the catapults. Chris Hartman had to scratch build them after destroying the kit cats by trying to drill them out. Paint is Pollyscale acrylics. 
Jintsu, Japanese Light Cruiser, Fujimi 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - Here are photos of the Japanese light cruiser Jintsu as she appeared at the Battle of Java Sea in early 1942.Bob Cicconi used the old Fujimi kit and made some modifications to the foremast and bridge. 
USS Boston CAG1, Modified Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Converted by Edwin Chan - Edwin Chan finished the USS Boston (CAG 1) by converting from the Trumpeter 1/700 Baltimore kit. He used some of the guns, part of the main deck and the hull. The rest are scratch-built from styrene sheets. 
RN Gorizia, Zara Class Italian Heavy Cruiser, Delphis Models 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - The RN Gorizia was one of the Zara class of Italian heavy cruisers. She was the only survivor of the the class, as the other three were sunk at the Battle of Cape Matapan. An Chu built the Delphis Models 1:700 scale kit of the RN Gorizia
USS Galveston, Denver Class Peace Cruiser, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Felix Bustelo - Here are some photos of the USS Galveston built by Felix Bustelo, based on the Iron Shipwright's 1/350 scale USS Denver class peace cruiser kit. 
RN Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian Light Cruiser, Regia Marina 1:700 Scale, Built by Charles Matthews - These are photos of the 1/700 build of the Regia Marina Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian Navy Cruiser by Charles Matthews.  The ship is built in the 1942 configuration. Additional detailing includes; scratch-built masts, deck supports and rigging. 
HMS Cumberland, County Class Armored Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Frank O'Neill - Here are some pictures of the HMS Cumberland built by Frank O'Neill. It's the Combrig 1/700 scale kit with Tom's Modelworks railings added. Masts are scratch-built from brass rod. The model was washed, weathered and dry-brushed in the usual manner. 
Zhemchug, Imperial Russian Scout Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Tom Lindsay - This is Combrig's 1:700 scale Zhemchug kit, built in the spring of 2004 by Tom Lindsay. It is built out of the box except for opening up the aft compass platform structure.
USS California CGN-36, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by John Sykes - This is the Commanders/Iron Shipwright kit of USS CALIFORNIA CGN 36. It is their 1/350 scale resin kit and was built by John Sykes
Furutaka, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale, Built by Jose Soca - This is the Yankee Model Works Furutaka. Jose Soca depicted her in 1942 before the battle of Cape Esperance . She was painted with a mixed of euro and ocean grey, rigging was made with invisible thread. 
HMS Leviathan, Drake Class Armored Cruiser 1913, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - This is the 1/700 scale Combrig HMS Leviathan. Bob Cicconi made her as close as he could to two photos he found on the internet that represent Leviathan as she appeared circa 1913 with some type of early semi-dazzle scheme that included a false bow wave.
USS New Orleans CA-32 1942, Waveline 1:700 Scale, Built by David Hlusak - USS New Orleans CA-32 earned 17 Battle Stars for her efforts in WWII, however is usually only given credit for 16. This is the build of the Waveline 1:700 scale model of this great cruiser by David Hlusak.
Chokai, Japanese Heavy Cruiser 1942, Aoshima 1:700 Scale, Built by Dan Kaplan - This the new 1:700 scale Aoshima tooling of Chokai, depicted in her fit during the Guadalcanal campaign in the late summer of 1942. Built by Dan Kaplan
Tama, Japanese Light Cruiser, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Peter Lindstrom - Peter Lindstrom built this model of the 1:700 scale kit of the Tamiya Japanese light cruiser Tama with the addition of some photo-etch. 
HMS Kent, Royal Navy Armored Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Peter Fulgoney - Peter Fulgoney has valiantly stepped into the breach and rendered sterling service to all modelers with his build of the Combrig 1:700 scale HMS Kent, with a kite balloon no less. 
Noshiro, Japanese Light Cruiser, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Dan Kaplan - Pictured is the Japanese light cruiser Noshiro in the fall of 1944, built by Dan Kaplan. This is the 1/700 scale Tamiya Yahagi tooling with a generous helping of corrections, scratch-building and photo-etch, including the very fine basic Agano class fret from Joe World. 
Furutaka, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale New Tooling, Built by Byoung Dae Lee - This is IJN heavy cruiser Furutaka, newly tooled kit from Hasegawa. Byoung Dae Lee built the kit with the addition of some parts, mainly from Lion's Roar
RN Luigi di Savoia Duca degli Abruzzi, Regia Marina 1:700 Scale, Built by Dino Carancini - Dino Carancini built the light cruiser Abruzzi straight out of box and set it with the scratch-built tug Tenace. She is set in 1940, as he choose this time frame because she was painted overall light gray, and thought this emphasizes the wonderful lines of this well balanced cruiser, the last along with the Garibaldi of the class. 
USS Bainbridge CGN-25, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Luciano Rizzato - This is the USS Bainbridge CGN-25 in 1:350 scale by Commanders/Iron Shipwright. Luciano Rizzato  built the kit and added detail from sets by L'Arsenal and Gold Medal Models
USS Ticonderoga, Aegis Missile Cruiser, Dragon 1:350 Scale, Built by Dave Hill - This is the Dragon 1/350 scale USS Ticonderoga built almost 10yrs ago by Dave Hill. It was built out-of-the box and before he knew about photo-etch. It was painted with Testors enamels and if he remembered correctly, it took about a month to finish. The spindles and brace were handmade by Dave. 
Varyag, Russian Rocket Cruiser, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Built by Lim Kian Seng - This is the 1:700 scale Trumpeter Slava class- Varyag, built by Lim Kian Seng. Photo-etch is by Lion Roar. He used computer graphics to recreate the environment. 
Suzuya, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Byoung Dae Lee - This is the IJN heavy cruiser 'Suzuya', sister ship of Mogami and is Byoung Dae Lee's first warship after moving to USA. The kit is from Tamiya and for detail-up, he used Pit-Road's 'Mikuma & Suzuya' photo-etch set.
HMS Exeter, British Heavy Cruiser 1:700 Scale, Scratch-Built by Dino Carancini - So, you have always wanted an 1:700 scale HMS Exeter? Are you tired of waiting for one? If so. build your own, as Dino Carancini did. 
HMAS Canberra, County Class Heavy Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Norbert Thiel - This is Norbert Thiel's result with Kombrig´s 1:700 scale HMAS Canberra. He cut the main deck and made it level aft, used NNT Gun Barrels and White Ensign Models photo-etch. 
SMS Scharnhorst, Imperial German Armored Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Frank O'Neill - This is the Combrig 1:700 Scale Scharnhorst, built by Frank O'Neill. Railings are from Tom's Modelworks, canvas wind-dodgers are simulated with diluted white glue, boat davits and sternwalk are from White Ensign Models.
USS Yorktown CG48, Dragon 1:350 Scale, Built by Mark Watts - Here is a model of the USS Yorktown CG 48 that was built by Mark Watts. It is 1/350 scale by Dragon. Mark was a crew member of the Yorktown from 1988 to 1990. 
Kirov, Soviet Rocket Cruiser, Dragon 1:700 Scale, Built by Yannis Carystinos - Yannis Carystinos built this Dragon 1:700 scale model of the Soviet Rocket Cruiser Kirov. Photo-etch detail was added from White Ensign Models.  
USS Vesuvius, Pneumatic Dynamite Gun Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Peter Fulgoney - Popularly known as the Dynamite gun cruiser, the USS Vesuvius was unique in having three 15-inch pneumatic guns installed fixed fore and aft that fired a shell at a fixed elevation of 18 degrees. This is an excellent little Combrig kit, built by Peter Fulgoney almost out of the box. 
Prinz Eugen, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Charles Matthews - These are photos of the 1/700 scale Tamiya Prinz Eugen built by Charles Matthews. Photo-etch was added from White Ensign Models
USS San Diego & USS Flint, Atlanta & Oakland Class AA Cruisers, Pitroad 1:700 Scale, Built by Biker Yu - These are the recent models of Biker Yu. You may see these models are full of railing on each level of deck and the bridge. He used plastic thread, which is actually made from the the remaining section of the kit's sprue. 
Admiral Makarov, Kresta II Soviet Missile Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Andrey Zhukov - This is the latest completed project of Andrey Zhukov, the Admiral Makarov, KrestaI II Missile Cruiser, that he started a year ago, together with a Kresta I and Kara. The Combrig 1:700 scale kit is a beautiful 8 inch long model that was detailed with parts from various Gold Medal Models photo-etch sets. 
Kumano, Japanese Light Cruiser (As Built), Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Charles Matthews - The model is the 1/700 scale kit of Kumano, as built, from Tamiya with Photo-Etch from Gold Medal Models. The boat davits, deck supports and parts of the masts were scratch-built from piano wire and brass rods. Built by Charles Matthews
Varyag, Russian Protected Cruiser, Zvezda 1:350 Scale, Built by Mario Busto - Here is the Zvezda Varyag in 1/350 scale built by Mario Busto. The quality of this kit is very good, nice details and realistic look. I added railings, anchor chains, rigging and some final touch of weathering. This should be the peacetime colour scheme. 
USS Brooklyn, Armored Cruiser, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Mario Busto - Here are some shots of the Iron Shipwright 1/350 scale USS Brooklyn ACR-3. Mario Busto always liked this ship, its design makes it one of his favourites. He built it without major modifications from the box, except for some extra railings and a few other items. 
Baleares, Spanish Heavy Cruiser, H-P Models 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - These are photos of the Spanish Canarias class heavy cruiser Baleares, which was sunk in 1938 during the Spanish Civil War. The kit was the 1/700 scale resin offering of H-P Models that Bob Cicconi acquired from Pacific Front Hobbies
HMAS Canberra, Australian Heavy Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Jon Iverson - Here is the Combrig HMAS Canberra Jon Iverson, finished in 2005. The ship represents the final configuration in 1942 - to the best of the references he could find. It was finished with the White Ensign Models County Class Cruiser set.  Jon added the WEM Pro Resin large radar lantern and Walrus seaplane. 
RN Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian Light Cruiser 1942, Delphis Model 1:350 Scale, Built by Luciano Rizzato - This is the RN Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian Light Cruiser, from Delphis Model in 1:350 scale. One of the five classes of Condottieri, the ship was built by Luciano Rizzato and painted as she appeared in spring 1942.
Muzio Attendolo, Italian Light Cruiser, Regia Marina 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This is very nice kit of the Italian light cruiser Muzio Attendolo from Regia Marina in 1:700 scale and built by An Chu.  Nice details and fine photo-etch parts! The pigment he used is the Gunze Sangyo water based acrylic paint. The colors are based on the White Ensign Models Regia Marina Paint Set. 
Tone, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:700 Scale, Built by Byoung Dae Lee - This is the recent work of Byoung Dae Lee, the IJN CA Tone. This kit is the Aoshima Tone in 1:700 scale. The appearance of kit is good, but needs some modification and detailing up.
SMS Emden, German Light Cruiser, Revell 1:350 Scale, Built by Mario Busto - Here are a few photos of the S.M.S. Emden in 1:350 scale by Revell. Mario Busto got it on E-Bay and completed last year, straight from the box with the exception of Aber chain railings, anchor chains and opening of the back of the gun armour. Rigging is 0.012-inch fishing line.
RN Bolzano, Italian Heavy Cruiser, Delphis 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - The Second World War Italian warships' camouflage is diverse and interesting, RN Bolzano is one of them, In particular it extremely special starboard pattern. The model, built by An Chu, is from Delphis Models in 1:700Scale, and photo-etch parts are from various sets such as Regia Marina, Gold Medal Model and PIT-ROAD
Bayan, Imperial Russian Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by David LaPell - This is Combrig's 1/700 scale cruiser Bayan. The ship is pretty much out of the box, and David LaPell added White Ensign Models railings and figures. He used paint brush bristles for rigging and painted aluminum foil for water coated with two coats of future floor wax. 
Varyag, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser, Zvezda 1:350 Scale, Built by Guido Amadini - Guido Amadini puts his take on the Zvezda 1:350 scale kit of the Russian protected cruiser, Varyag
Varyag, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser, Zvezda 1:350 Scale, Built by Ripley Bogans - Built by Cramp Shipyard of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this is the Imperial Russian protected cruiser Varyag produced in 1:350 scale by Zvezda. Ripley Bogans built the cruiser out of the box. 
HMS Cornwall, British Heavy Cruiser, 1:128 Scale, Built by Gary Rowe - This is the HMS Cornwall, County Class Heavy Cruiser, built by Gary Rowe based on a 1:128 scale Fleetscale hull. She took about a year to complete. She still needs a lot of rigging and stanchions. Unfortunately there are no build photos, left just these few of her on patrol at Black Park lake near Slough UK.
USS Chicago 1937, 1:192 Scale, Built by Alan McGivern - This is a 1:192 scale model of the USS Chicago from the mid to late 1930's. It took Alan McGivern approximately two years to build. It started as an old Boucher kit that he took the hull and cut off the bottom section to turn it into a waterline model. That and the 8" barrels were all Alan used from the Boucher kit. Everything else is either after-market parts and photo-etch or scratch-built. 
Tokiwa, Japanese Cruiser, Sealsmodels 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - This is the 1/700 scale Sealsmodels Tokiwa from Pacific Front Hobbies in pre-Russo-Japanese War livery and built by Bob Cicconi. It was built out of the box except for photo-etch rails and ladders, Eduard pre-painted figures, and stretched sprue rigging.
USS Baltimore CA-68, Heavy Cruiser 1945, Scratch-Built in 1:350 Scale by Pierre Marchal - This is another fabulous scratch-built replica in 1:350 scale by Pierre Marchal of Paris. This is the heavy cruiser USS Baltimore CA-68 in her 1945 fit. Pierre built this model between 2002 to 2004 and used plans from Floating Drydock. 
Averoff, Greek Armored Cruiser, YS Masterpieces 1:700 Scale, Built by Momcil Kaltchev - Photographs of various early 20th century warship kits reminded Momcil Kaltchev of the old kit of the Russian battleship Potemkin made by Ogonek, that his grandfather gave him when he was a kid. So he decided to build an armored cruiser. Momcil's selection was the Greek armored cruiser Averoff, produced in 1:700 scale by YS Masterpieces. Until you learn otherwise, Momcil's build appears to be the 1:350 scale kit of Averoff, also from YS Masterpieces
USS Canberra CAG-2, Missile Cruiser, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Ken Mackenzie - This is the USS Canberra CAG-2. The cruiser was a Baltimore heavy cruiser converted to a missile cruiser by the removal of the aft turret and installation of missile systems. The Commanders/Iron Shipwright kit in 1:350 scale was built by Ken Mackenzie
USS Indianapolis CA-35, Commanders/ Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale. Built by Luciano Rizzato - Luciano Rizzato of the Monfalconese Model Club built this 1:350 scale Commanders/ Iron Shipwrights kit of USS Indianapolis CA-35. He supplemented the kit parts with a number of super-detail USN sets from L'Arsenal
USS California CGN-36, Commanders/ Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Geoff Cook - Here is the 1:350 scale USS California CGN-36 from Commanders/Iron Shipwright. Geoff Cook spent the better part of seven months on her and added a bunch of extra stuff to the stock kit from Commanders. Most notably, he used Veteran Models accessories.
USS Olympia, Protected Cruiser 1898 at Manila Bay, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Peter Fulgoney - Peter Fulgoney seen USS Olympia on the site before but thought it would be a challenge to try and imagine what she would look like going off to the Manila Bay battle. Peter built the Combrig 1:700 scale USS Olympia and even put Commodore Dewey in the tower above the conning tower. 
USS San Diego, Armored Cruiser 1918, Conversion of the 1:350 Scale USS South Dakota Kit from Iron Shipwright by Steve Berti - USS San Diego was the largest USN warship lost to enemy action in World War One. She struck a mine laid by a U-Boat off of Long Island, New York and went down fairly quickly. Steve Berti of New York City wished to build the USS San Diego as she appeared during World War One. The starting point was the Commander's/Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale model of USS South Dakota, armored cruiser.
Kasuga, Japanese Armored Cruiser 1904, Box 261 1:350 Scale, Built by Guido Amadini - Until he built the Box 261 1:350 scale Japanese armored cruiser Kasuga, Guido Amadini had never built a resin model. Guido describes his rewards, trial and tribulations in the experience. 
USS Boston CA-69 1943, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Built by Grzegorz Nowak - These are photographs of the model of the American heavy cruiser USS Boston CA-69 as of 1943. The kit, built by Grzegorz Nowak, is the Baltimore in 1:700 scale from Trumpeter.
Nachi, Japanese Heavy Cruiser 1942, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi This build is by Bob Cicconi of the Hasegawa 1:700 scale Nachi. This is model is of the kit of the Japanese heavy cruiser with new tooling.
Prinz Eugen, German Heavy Cruiser 1941, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Joseph Reindler - This is the famous German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen built by Joseph Reindler from th Tamiya 1:700 scale kit. It took Joseph 2 1/2 years to complete the model. 
USS Baltimore, Protected Cruiser 1890, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - This is the Combrig 1:700 USS Baltimore Circa 1890. Bob Cicconi noted that it is a really nice kit and went together easily, but it took a long time to put all the vents on as noted in the kit review. Bob tried to replicate the box art and made an "at anchor" scene. 
USS Cleveland, US Light Cruiser, Pitroad 1:700 Scale, Built by Byoung Dae Lee Byoung Dae Lee built this model of the USS Cleveland from the Pitroad 1:700 scale kit. A lot of different photo-etch products were used, plus some scratch-built parts.
USS Olympia, Protected Cruiser 1898, Revell 1:230 Scale, Built by Guido Amadini This is the classic USS Olympia, protected cruiser, from the classic Revell 1:230 scale kit. This is the first warship built by Guido Amadini with the use of photo-etch detail parts.
Yubari, Japanese Light Cruiser, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Steve Shrimpton Pull out your 3-D glasses Cadet Sea Scouts because Steve Shrimpton has included a stereo anaglyph among his photographs of his build of the Japanese light cruiser Yubari from the Tamiya 1:700 scale kit. Catch all of the excitement at theater near you, a Pacific Theater that is.
Minnie a la Français, USS Minneapolis CA-36 1945, 1:350 Scale Pierre Marchal set his talents to scratch-building the USS Minneapolis CA-36 in 1:350 scale in her 1945 fit. Some of the late war modifications were the landing of the port catapult and SC-1 seaplane replacing the SOC. Vive la Minnie!
SMS Helgoland, K.u.K. Scout Cruiser, Modified WSW 1:700 Scale - Helgoland is a Modified Spaun class scout cruiser. This class of three ships was the most modern group of cruisers owned by the K.u.K. Navy at the outbreak of WW1. Rob Kernaghan modified the WSW Saida kit in 1:700 scale for the Helgoland. Photographs by Jim Baumann. 
USS Indianapolis, January 1945, Tamiya 1:700 Scale - The Tamiya 1:700 scale kit of USS Indianapolis depicts the ship at the time of her loss in August 1945. Adrian Davies didn't want to model the Indy in that fit because of seaplanes. The Curtiss Seahawk, as carried in August 1945, ranks as one of his least favorite aircraft. He simply did not want to build a Seahawk. So he decided to model her after her November-December 1944 refit, so he could include a couple of Curtiss Seagulls. 
Avrora, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser, Combrig 1:700 Scale - Avrora is the 1:700 scale Combrig kit, built to represent her ca 1908-09, showing her before her rebuild. In the text Rob Kernaghan tells of the extra steps that he took to bring the Combrig cruiser alive. 
HIJM Mikuma, June 3, 1942, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale - The 1:350 scale model of the Japanese cruiser Mikuma produced by Yankee Modelworks portrays the ship as commissioned with a main armament of fifteen 6.1-inch guns. It was not until the Battle of Midway, in which Mikuma was sunk, that the USN discovered that the class had been rearmed with 8-inch guns. Quintin Trammell built the YMW Mikuma but as she appeared at Midway with her new armament. 
USS Mississippi CGN-40, Scratch-Built in 1:350 Scale - John Sykes of Oz wanted a 1:350 scale USS Mississippi CGN-40 and there was no commercial kit to be found. No problem, John just scratch-built his own nuclear cruiser, while using some fittings from a DML Ticonderoga kit. 
USS Truxtun CGN-35, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - This is the Commanders/Iron Shipwright USS Truxtun CGN-35. Geoff Cook built her in her final, modernized appearance (late 1980's fit) with twin Mk-141 harpoon launchers and twin Mk-15 Phalanx CIWS guns added.
HMCS Ontario, Swiftsure Class Cruiser, 1:600 Scale - Commissioned on April 26, 1945 HMCS Ontario joined the 4th Cruiser Squadron of the British Pacific fleet. She paid off October 15, 1958. A Swiftsure class cruiser this is a 1/600 Airfix kit bash by Steven Collins from Belfast and Tiger. Ontario shares the same bridge structure as Belfast but the hull is identical to Tiger, except that Ontario has 4 shafts. 
USS Springfield CLG-7, Providence Class Missile Cruiser, Ships & CO. 1:700 Scale - This is a test build by Maurizio Chiaro of the USS Springfield CLG-7, Providence Class missile cruiser, built on a hot night in June in Italy. This kit will be available from Ships & Co. 
USS Truxtun CGN-35, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - These are pictures of the 1:350 scale USS Truxtun from Commanders/Iron Shipwright models. Ken Mackenzie served on her from 1979 to 1983 and built his former ship from the ISW kit..
RN Pola, Italian Zara Class Heavy Cruiser, Mini Hobby Models 1:350 Scale - These photographs show the Regia Nave POLA, last of the Zara Class Italian heavy cruisers. The model is from Mini Hobby Models in 1:350 Scale and was built by Luciano Rizzato, a member of the Italian model club, Modellistica Monfalconese. Generic brass photo-etch was added from Toms Modelworks
HMS Suffolk, County Class Heavy Cruiser 1944, Airfix 1:600 Scale - The Airfix 1:600 scale HMS Suffolk, County Class heavy cruiser, has been around for some time. However, it still can be built into an attractive model. Mark Leonard decided to build the Suffolk as she appeared in 1944 with the use of White Ensign Models photo-etch and accessories. 
Tone, Japanese Heavy Cruiser 1942, Minekaze 1:350 Scale - Jean Barby is with Air France, so he gets around. On one trip to Japan he acquired a copy of the Japanese Heavy cruiser Tone in 1:350 scale directly from the manufacturer Minekaze. This model depicts the cruiser in late 1942 at the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. 
Mikuma, Japanese Light Cruiser 1937, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale - Quintin Trammell seems to be pretty excited about his 1:350 scale Japanese cruiser Mikuma, 1937 fit, from Yankee Modelworks. Although Quintin has sent in many photographs before, he has never sent in photos showing just the parts dry-fitted. Seems like we will see it later on when he finishes the Mikuma.
Takao, Imperial Japanese Heavy Cruiser October 1944, Skywave 1:700 Scale - This is the Imperial Japanese Navy heavy cruiser Takao. She is depicted launching a first reconnaissance for operation SHO GO, destined for the San Bernardino Strait. This is the 1:700 scale Skywave kit, built by George Hargreaves
HMAS Perth, February 1942, Highly Modified Airfix Ajax, 1:600 Scale - Here are some photos of the build of HMAS Perth as she appeared in February, 1942. The kit is a highly modified Airfix model of the HMS Ajax in 1:600 scale, modified, built and photographed by Richard Smith
USS South Dakota ACR-9, Armored Cruiser 1906, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - The USS South Dakota ACR-9 was one of a class of six large armored cruisers built after the Spanish American War. With a main armament of four 8-inch guns, they were under-gunned for their 14,000 ton size but were large impressive ships none the less. Quintin Trammell built this model produced in 1:350 scale by Commanders/Iron Shipwright
RN Luigi Cadorna, Condottieri 2nd Group Italian Light Cruiser - This is the Italian light cruiser RN Luigi Cadorna from Michele Gioacchino Micalizzi. This was the name ship of the two ship class of 1930 that was the 2nd group of cruisers designated as Condottieri. It was entirely scratch-built by Michele.
USS New York, Armored Cruiser ACR2 1898, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - Commanders/Iron Shipwright continues to add to their line of 1:350 scale early American cruisers and battleships with the armoured cruiser, New York ACR2. "I love this kit and it is a nice addition to my growing fleet. The model built well with no major problems." Rear Admiral Sampson's flagship during the Spanish-American War was built by Quintin Trammell.
Prinz Eugen, German Heavy Cruiser, Hi-Mold 1:700 Scale - Here are some pictures of the German Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen. The model is in 1:700 scale from High Mold Pit Road. Built by Niels Holland from Denmark. 
USS Bainbridge CGN-25, Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - Here are a few shots of the recently completed 1:350 Scale Commanders/Iron Shipwright USS BAINBRIDGE CGN 25, built by Jaime Campbell. Jaime states that the masts proved a challenge but, came out pretty good and that he sharpened the knuckles and adjusted a few details to his liking.
USS Providence CLG, Ships & Co. 1:700 Scale - There is a new Italian model warship company called Ships & Co. The range of interest is US Navy, Royal Navy, Italian Navy and other navies. One subject ready for production is the USS Providence CLG. These are photographs of the master pattern. 
USS Cleveland CL-55, USN Light Cruiser 1942, Pitroad 1:700 Scale - This is the Pit Road USS Cleveland depicted in her as-built fit in 1942 with boat cranes not yet landed. The model is built with a combination of Tom's Modelworks and Gold Medal Models photo-etch sets. The paint is from White Ensign Models’ Colourcoats range and is in the MS. 12 (mod.) dapple pattern. The SOC float-planes are from White Ensign Models as well. Built by Jon Iverson.
Avrora, Russian Protected Cruiser 1917, Maquette 1:400 Scale - Originally produced by Heller for sale within the Soviet Union, this 1:400 scale kit of the Russian protected cruiser Avrora has appeared from a number of different manufacturers. Mario Grima built this version from Maquette almost straight from the box. 
USS Oakland CL-95, USN AA Cruiser 1:96 Scale - The USS Oakland CL-95 was the first of four AA cruisers modified from the original Atlanta Class design. The main difference of the Oakland from the Atlanta was that the Oakland design omitted the wing 5-inch/38 turrets found in the Atlanta Class. The Oakland, commissioned in July 1943, served primarily as an AA escort for the fast carriers of the USN. Pete Ratto scratch-built the USS Oakland in 1:96 scale. 
SMS Graudenz, German Light Cruiser 1918, H-P Models 1:700 Scale - The SMS Graudenz and sistership, Regensburg, were large light cruisers built by Germany in response to the large powerful light cruisers of the Royal Navy. They set the pattern for the German light cruiser built during World War One. Dariusz Mazurowski built the SMS Graudenz kit produced by H-P Models in 1:700 scale. 
Furutaka, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Blue Water Navy (Now Yankee Modelworks) 1:350 Scale - This is the IJN Furutaka before her demise at the Battle of Cape Esperance on October 11, 1942. This is the 1:350 scale model produced by Blue Water Navy. The ship was has been enhanced with some home made detailing. Mario Grima built the kit. 
USS Chester, CA-27, Blue Water Navy 1:350 Scale - John R. Mueller built the USS Chester CA-27 from the USS Louisville kit in 1:350 scale, produced by Blue Water Navy, now Yankee Modelworks. John's father served on the Chester during World War Two. 
USS Nashville CL-43, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale - Are you hankering to build a large Brooklyn Class light cruiser? Commanders/Iron Shipwright produces the USS Nashville CL-43, one of the Brooklyn Class, in 1:350 scale. The kit represents the flagship of General MacArthur in her late war fit with a modified forward superstructure, loads of AA and other changes. Mike Taylor built the ISW Nashville running at speed next to an Essex Class carrier. 
USS Long Beach CGN-9, JAG, 1:700 Scale - These are photographs of the USS Long Beach CGN-9 built by Maurizio Chiaro from the 1:700 scale kit from JAG. This model portrays the Long Beach in her early fit with Talos missile mount aft, Terrier missile mount forward, billboard array on the sides of the blockhouse and no lattice main mast. 
Mogami, Japanese Heavy Cruiser CA/CV 1944, Tamiya 1:700 Scale - One of the newest 1:700 scale kits from Tamiya is the Japanese heavy cruiser Mogami. Badly damaged at the Battle of Midway, the Mogami was reworked to a CA/CV configuration by the removal of the two aft turrets to make room for a seaplane deck on the aft half of the ship. This kit portrays the cruiser after that conversion and as she appeared as part of the Japanese force at the Battle of Surigao Strait, where she was sunk. Marty Shay built the Tamiya Mogami 1944 kit and provided the photographs. 
SMS Winkel, German Armored Cruiser 1:700 Scale - From the famed Winkelwerks shipyard on the Baltic comes the Grossen Kreuzer SMS Winkel in 1:700 scale. Martin Winkel has a theory that if your favorite navy did not build a warship to fit your fleet's needs, then design and build your own. This Martin did with this design. Armed with 8-Inch (205mm) guns and armored with a 7 1/2-inch belt, the SMS Winkel can be serious trouble for anything she can catch at her 15 knot top speed. 
Tone, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Fujimi 1:700 Scale - When I first saw these photographs of a model of the Japanese heavy cruiser Tone, I saw the detail and immediately thought that this was the new 1:350 scale resin kit from Minekaze. I was mistaken. The photographs actually show the old 1:700 scale kit of Tone by Fujimi that was super-detailed by Imre Somogyi of Hungary. Photographs submitted by Akos Gergely
USS Northampton CA-28, Blue Water Navy 1:350 Scale - Mike Winters built this model of the USS Northampton CA-28 in 1:350 scale from Blue Water Navy. He also spiced it up with seaplanes from White Ensign Models and crew figures from L'Arsenal
USS Brooklyn ACR-3, Armored Cruiser, YS Master Pieces 1:350 Scale - The 1:350 USS Brooklyn ACR-3 produced by YS Master Pieces is a totally beautiful kit. Jim Baumann built his copy in the classic white and buff of the Great White Fleet. Jim, who scratch-buillds a lot of parts on all of his projects, pays high tribute to the YS Master Pieces USS Brooklyn, when he states that built it almost straight from the box. 
USS Des Moines, CA-134, Post-War USN Heavy Cruiser, Classic Warships 1:350 Scale - Robert L. McGhee II built the 1:350 scale model of USS Salem CA-139 produced by Classic Warships, as the USS Des Moines CA-134 in honor of his father, who is a plank holder of the Des Moines
Tone, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Minekaze 1:350 Scale - The Tone was an unusual design with four twin 8-inch gun turrets forward and a flight deck for seaplanes aft. She and her sister, Chickuma, were the last heavy cruisers to be completed for the Imperial Japanese Navy. The Japanese company Minekaze has produced a 1:350 scale model of Tone. Tony van Wyk spent six months building this kit and the results are outstanding. 
USS New Orleans, USN Heavy Cruiser, Classic Warships 1:350 Scale - The USS New Orleans is a classic design in a couple of ways. First, as the culmination of the Treaty heavy cruisers, the New Orleans class was the best of the type built under the constraints of the Washington and London Treaties. It is also a Classic Warships model in 1:350 scale. Lamar B. Jones built this 1:350 scale USS New Orleans from Classic Warships
SMS Sankt Georg, KuK Armored Cruiser by WSW in 1:700 Scale - The KuK Austro-Hungarian Navy built a few moderately sized armored cruisers at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th century . The SMS Sankt Georg was the culminating design. Displacing 7,289 tons the ship was overgunned for her size. Quintin Trammell has built the 1:700 scale model of the Sankt Georg produced by WSW
Kirov, Soviet Rocket Cruiser by Dragon in 1:700 Scale - The Kirov Class Soviet Rocket Cruiser has been released by two companies last fall and created quite a stir. This is the Kirov produced by Dragon in 1:700 scale. Douglas K.L. Chan built the kit with photo-etch parts from the new Kirov Class Photo-Etch fret from White Ensign Models
USS San Francisco, CA-38 in 1942 in 1:350 Scale - This model was built by Keith Bender for the son of one of crew of the San Francisco, who was aboard at the Naval Battle of  Guadacanal on the night of November 13, 1942. The model is the USS San Francisco in 1:350 scale from Classic Warships
Aoba, Japanese Heavy Cruiser 1942 in 1:700 Scale - This kit is of the Japanese Heavy Cruiser Aoba produced by Hasegawa in 1:700 scale. Jesús Alcocer built the kit to portray the cruiser as Rear Admiral Gato's flagship in Operation MO in the Solomon Islands. 
USS Houston CA-30 in 1:350 Scale - Quintin Trammell normally builds WWI or earlier warships. This time he built the USS Houston CA-30 in 1:350 scale from Blue Water Navy, now Yankee Modelworks. Why? "This is just too good a model not to do. It is a beautiful model." 
USS Indianapolis 1945 in 1:350 Scale - This 1:350 scale model of the USS Indianapolis produced by Iron Shipwright was modified by Mike Taylor to replicate the Indy as she appeared at the time of her loss in 1945. 
USS Brooklyn, Armored Cruiser in 1:350 Scale - Quintin Trammell has a liking for turn of the century warships. Here is his build of the USS Brooklyn, armored cruiser, in 1:350 scale produced by Iron Shipwright. The photographs show the model nearing completion. 
USS Indianapolis 1945 in 1:700 Scale - The Kiwis Strike again! This time it is Pete Randall of Auckland, New Zealand with his build of the USS Indianapolis in her last 1945 fit in 1:700 scale from Tamiya. Pete has even added floater nets to the baskets. Pete made the nets from....panty hose. There will be no questions as where he obtained that gear. 
HMS Sheffield 1942 in 1:400 Scale - One media in which warship models are produced is cardstock. This media is especially popular in Poland and Germany. Zdzislaw Rusinowski has built the 1:400 scale cardstock model of HMS Sheffield from JSC, as she appeared in 1942.
Nachi, Japanese Heavy Cruiser 1:200 Scale - It took Paul Eisenberg ten months to design and build this 1:200 scale scratch-built model of the Imperial Japanese Heavy Cruiser Nachi. This is a truly outstanding model. 
SMS Blucher, World War One German Armored Cruiser - The design for the SMS Blucher was motivated by false leaks from the Royal Navy. Built in response to the HMS Invincible Class, the German Navy was deceived into believing that the first of the battlecruisers would mount 9.2-inch guns, rather than the 12-inch guns that were mounted. The Blucher turned out to be much slower and far lighter armed, than the ship she was designed to counter. Quintin Trammell has built the 1:700 scale kit of SMS Blucher from WSW
Koeln, German Light Cruiser in 1:600 Scale - What if you like models in an unsupported scale, such as 1:600 popularized by Airfix? You can't find the ship you want in that scale? That did not stop Thomas Riepe from Germany. He made a master model, then molds and is now casting his own models of Koeln in 1:600 scale in resin and white metal. 
RN Pola, Italian Heavy Cruiser - The Tauro kit of this Italian heavy cruiser class is very popular. Cesare Fiorini has built the RN Pola from the Tauro 1:400 scale kit. Photo-etch is from Toms and Regia Marina as well as coming in the box from Tauro
USS Milwaukee, Protected Cruiser 1910 - Originally planned to be an improved Olympia at 6,000 tons, the USS Milwaukee, one of three of the St Louis Class, was finally completed as an under-gunned "semi-armored" protected cruiser of 9,700 tons. Quintin Trammell has built the 1:350 scale kit of the USS Milwaukee from Iron Shipwright
USS Yorktown, Aegis Cruiser - The USS Yorktown is one of the ships of the Ticonderoga Class Aegis cruisers. Bob O'Connor has built the 1:700 scale kit from DML as part of his award winning , modern USN cruiser collection.
Askold, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser - The five stacked Russian Protected Cruiser, Askold, is a popular subject for resin model kits. There are at least four different models of this unique design. Three are in 1:700 scale but that was too small for Quitin Trammell, who supersized his build with the Combrig 1:350 Scale Askold
Kasuga, Imperial Japanese Navy Garibaldi Class Armored Cruiser 1904 - In his first foray into the world of digital photographs, Quintin Trammell shows photos of his build of the Kasuga, Japanese Armored Cruiser, from the 1:350 scale kit produced by Box 261
USS Albany CG-10, JAG 1:700 Scale - Bob O'Connor took second place in the Orlando, Florida  IPMS Modelpalooza in the Collections Division for his Post World War II USN Cruiser Collection. These are photographs of just one of that collection, the JAG USS Albany CG 10 in 1:700 scale.
RN Fiume, Italian Heavy Cruiser - The model for this handsome cruiser is from Tauro in 1:400 scale. Charles Landrum provides text and photographs of his build of this kit, which was a prize winner at the 2002 US IPMS convention.
Askold, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser - Giampiero Galeoti of Regia Marina builds the classic White Ensign Models 1:700 scale Askold, Imperial Russian Protected Cruiser. 
Algerie, French Heavy Cruiser 1942 - So far there are not kits available for one of the if not the most handsome treaty cruisers, the French Algerie. The lack of an available kit did not stop Michal Lason of Bombay, India, Michal scratch-built the model in 1:700 scale.
RN San Giorgio, Italian Armored Cruiser - The Italian Armored Cruiser San Giorgio was built prior to World War One. When Italy entered World War Two, she was still part of the Regia Marina. She was stationed at Tobruk, sandbagged and painted desert yellow. Jim Baumann has built the Delphis 1:700 scale kit of San Giorgio in her last appearance. 
USS Minneapolis, CA-36 1945 - Scratch-Built in 1:350 scale, this model from Pierre Marchal shows the USS Minneapolis CA-36 at the end of the war, after her port catapult had been landed to compensate for the additional weight on additional AA guns.
RN Gorizia, Italian Heavy Cruiser - In an article that would equally at home in the reviews or diorama section, Patrizio Carlucci presents his beautiful build of the 1:700 scale model of the Italian heavy Cruiser, Gorizia, from Delphis
USS Alaska, Large Cruiser 1945 - This is a 1:350 scale model of the elegant "Large Cruiser" USS Alaska. This beautiful model was scratch-built by Pierre Marchal
USS Brooklyn, Armored Cruiser 1898 - The 1:350th scale model of the flagship at the Battle of Santiago, Cuba from Iron Shipwright has been built in her buff and white paint scheme by Michael Taylor
HMNZS Leander, 1943 - Des Hudson of Auckland, New Zealand scratch-built this 1:96 scale model of the lead ship of this famous class of light cruisers.
Vladimir Monomakh, Dmitri Donskoi & Svietlana, Russian Cruisers - These are a number of photographs from Combrig, showing three of their cruiser kits as built. Vladimir Monomakh, early armored cruiser as she appeared at Tsushima, where she was lost. Dmitri Donskoi was the next a rmored cruiser design, also present at Tsushima. Svietlana a three stack early 2nd rank cruiser. All kits are 1:700 scale. 
Building the Vladimir Monomakh - Vladimir Yakubov describes how he built the Combrig 1:700 scale model of the Imperial Russian Armored Cruiser Vladimir Monomakh, as she appeared at the Battle of Tsushima in May 1905. 
Askold - The 1:700 scale model by White Ensign Models of this favorite Imperial Russian Cruiser built by Jim Baumann.
Bayan - This medium armored cruiser (7,725 tons) was probably the best large cruiser design of the Imperial Russian Navy during the Russo-Japanese War. Photographs of the Combrig 1:700 scale kit of the Bayan.
Georgios Averoff - Jim Baumann applies his outstanding talents to an outstanding kit, the YS Master Pieces Georgios Averoff, Greek armored cruiser in 1:350 scale.
USS Ticonderoga CG 47 - James Lee of Taiwan built the 1:96th scale model of USS Ticonderoga from BaD hull and superstructure, with fittings from Sirma. Text provided from Melvin Tung. 
HMS Sheffield - The 1:350 scale model of HMS Sheffield from White Ensign Models is built by Jim Baumann
Bayan II, WWI Russian Armored Cruiser - The second Bayan was built to the same specifications as the first armored cruiser of that name, lost at Port Arthur. Vladimir Yakubov describes his build of the Combrig 1:700 scale kit. 
Itsukushima - The three ship Matsushima Class of Japanese protected cruisers were  odd birds. Very poorly protected, their unique feature was their main armament of a single 12.6 inch gun. Designed to counter two Chinese battleships, the rate of fire of one round each five minutes, precluded hitting much of anything. Jim Baumann builds the Modelkrak 1:700 scale kit. 
Askold in 1:700 Scale & Avrora in 1:700 Scale - Photographs of cruisers from Combrig. The five stack Askold in 1:700 scale and the protected cruiser, Avrora, in 1:700 scale. Photographs from Combrig.
HMS Dido - The 1:700 scale White Ensign Model kit of the HMS Dido as of 1942 is built by Bill Livingston.
Rurik - By 1904 the Rurik was an old armored cruiser but she was part of the Vladivostok Cruiser Squadron. She was lost in a separate action that supported the breakout of the Port Arthur Squadron. Jim Baumann built this 1:700 scale kit of the Rurik from Combrig.
Nisshin - In preparing for war with Russia, Japan purchased two Garibaldi Class armored cruisers, the Nisshin and Kasuga. Jim Baumann built the Modelkrak 1:700 scale Nisshin.
Furutaka - Bob LaPadura built the Blue Water Navy 1:350 scale model of HIJMS Furutaka. Bob's model won 1st  for warships 1:400 and larger at the 2002 US IPMS Nationals
HMS Sussex - The 1:700 scale model of the County Class heavy cruiser, HMS Sussex, produced by White Ensign Models, as built by Jim Baumann.
Tatsuta - Jim Baumann's build of this Japanese unprotected cruiser, later rerated dispatch vessel. The kit is manufactured by Modelkrak in 1:700 scale.
USS Vincennes CG, #2, #3 - Jim Fosdick's build of the Aegis Cruiser.
USS Pennsylvania, Armored Cruiser- On January 18, 1911 Eugene Ely landed and took of from this armored cruiser in San Francisco Bay. This is the first in a series of photographic examinations of the large scale model warships on display at The National Museum of Naval Aviation, located on Pensacola Naval Air Station (NAS). This model of the Pennsylvania was built and donated by Bill Emerson. One unusual feature is that it was built entirely of match sticks, except for anchor chain, rigging and fabric items.
USS Olympia Jim Chaconas' build of the Advent/Revell 1:232 scale protected cruiser kit.
Georgios Averoff Yiannis Sagiadinos, the owner of YS Master Pieces, builds his own creation, the 1:350 scale model of this Greek Armored Cruiser.
Georgios Averoff Quintin Trammel's build and commentary of the YS Master Pieces 1:350 Greek Armored Cruiser.
HIJMS Furutaka, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, Quinn Bracken's build of the excellent 1:350 kit from Blue Water Navy
1:700 Tamiya DKM Prinz Eugen Artwork, #2 from Model Art Magazine, March 2002, sent by Peter Van Buren 
1:700th Varyag, Modern Russian Slava Class CG, (RKR), #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, Scratch-Built by William Lam (who goes by the nickname of Varyag) of Hong Kong. 
1:200th IJN Ashigara #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 By Alan McGivern (Konishi)
1:400th USS Leahy CG-16 #2 #3 By Mike Connors (Monogram)
1:350th USS  USS Lake Champlain CG-57 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 By Mike Connors (DML)

1:350 USS New Orleans by Quinn Bracken (Classic Warships, extended coverage)

1:700 Italeri Graf Spee by Larry Aldridge (extended coverage)

1:700 USS Long Beach CGN, #2 by Bob O'Connor (JAG)

1:700 USS Des Moines, #2 by Bob O'Connor (Jim Shirley kit)

1:700 HMS Tiger, #2, #3 by Bob O'Connor (Airfix)

1:200 IJN Yubari (light cruiser), #2 Scratchbuilt by Paul Eisenberg
1:600 USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) c.1990 by Mike Leonard (modified Aurora kit)
1:240 Armoured Cruiser USS Olympia, #2 by Mike Leonard (Revell)
1:700 USS Albany CG-10, #2, #3 by Mike Taylor (JAG)
1:600 HMS Belfast by Mike Taylor (Airfix)
1:700 IJN Light Cruiser Katori, #2, #3 by Harvey Low (Aoshima)
1:700 USS Chester (1918), #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 by Rob Mackie (Jim Shirley kit at 90% completion)
1:700 IJN CL Yahagi 1945 by Mituyuki Ujimoto (Tamiya)
1:700 IIJN Ashigara (early) by Toshifumi Kimoto (Hasegawa)
1:700 USS Duluth CL-87, #2 by Noboru Yahagi (Cleveland Class by Pit Road)
1:700 USS Louisville CA-28, 2, 3 by Bob Dedmon (Corsair Armada)
1:500 IJN Heavy Cruiser Haguro by Quinn Bracken (Nichimo)
1:350 DKM Prinsz Eugen, #2, #3 by Mike Taylor (Iron Shipwright)
1:700 USS Ticonderoga Aegis Cruiser by Mike Taylor (DML)
1:700 USS Indianapolis by Mike Leonard (Matchbox)
1/700 USS Phoenix 1943, #2, #3 (Brooklyn class light cruiser) by Tim Dike (Jim Shirley kit)
1/700 Light Cruiser USS Juneau by Mike Leonard (Skywave)
1/700 Imperial Russian Navy Cruiser Askold, #2, #3, #4, #5 by Falk Pletscher (WSW)
1/700 Imperial Russian Navy Cruiser Askold by Mike Taylor (White Ensign)
1/1250 USS Quincy, #2 by Mike Leonard (Neptun)
1/350 USS Salem, #2, #3, #4 by John Sheridan (Classic Warships)
1/500 IJN Heavy Cruiser Takao by Mike Taylor (Nichimo)
1/350 light Cruiser USS Oakland CL-95, #2 by Bob LaPadura (BWN)
1/700 German light cruiser SMS Bremse by Mike Taylor (Doc Modell)
1/96 USS Atlanta (1884) on display at Smithsonian: photo study
1/96 Armoured Cruiser USS Olympia on display at Smithsonian: a photo study
1/350 USS Juneau Cl 52, #2 by Michael Taylor (Blue Water Navy)
1/200 IJN Takao August 1942, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 by Alan McGivern (Konishi kit)
1/200 Italian Light Cruiser Emanuele Filiberto, #2, #3 by Alan McGivern (Scratchbuilt)
1/350 Armoured Cruiser USS Olympia by Steve Gordon (Iron Shipwright)
1/200 Italian Cruiser Balzano, #2 , #3 by Paul Eisenberg   (Scratchbuilt) 
1/700 Agano, #2  IJN Light Cruiser by Rob Mackie (Tamiya) 
1/700 HMS Achilles by John Collins  (Classic Warships) 
1/700 Cleveland class Cruiser USS Birmingham by John Collins   (Skywave) 
1/700 IJN Light Cruiser Kuma, #2, #3  by David Fraser  (Tamiya) 
1/700 Cleveland Class Light Cruiser by Jim Gordon (Skywave)

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