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January 11, 2016 - add photos of Joe Mazza's USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) to Gallery 79 .

January 3, 2016 - Another new year - where does the time go?  Well, Happy New Year!  This time, we added more photos to Gallery 62. with more progress on that by 1/48 scale South Dakota by Roel and Pieter Bakels.   Also added two models by Joe Mazza to Gallery 79 , the USS Tennessee (BB-43), and the USS New Jersey (BB-62), both in 1/96 scale.

July 8, 2015 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's USS Freedom (LCS-1) to Gallery 56A. 

May 15 2015 - It's been a while, which seems to be the pattern. Anyway, here we go - first up is an update from Pieter and Roel Bakels on their 1/48 USS South Dakota (BB-57) on Gallery 62.   Next, added photos of Fernando Repetto Boerr's ARA Bouchard in 1/100 scale to Gallery 79 .  Next we added SMS Geier in 1/67 scale by Jerzy Stachowiak, to Gallery 30. Prolific modeler Ronnie Pieter's has sent in some photos of his USS Erben (DD-631) which have been posted to Gallery 56A.  Finally, we added some photos to Graeme Martin's HMAS Sydney  1/128 Scale to Gallery 72.

January 7, 2015.  Happy New Year!  We start off with an update from Pieter and Roel Bakels on their 1/48 USS South Dakota (BB-57) on Gallery 62.

September 16, 2014 - its been a while, but we have a nice big update.  Starting with a nice big ship, we have added Dick Hoppers HMNZS Canterbury in 1/24 scale to Gallery 7.  Then we seen a couple of Graeme Martin's latest efforts, the HMNZS Inverill in 1/72 scale, and a fine USS Missouri in 1/200, along with some additional coverage of the HMNZS Ross Sea on Gallery  72.  Finally prolific modeler Ronny Pieters gets a new gallery for his ever expanding fleet on Gallery 56B.  We start it with the HMAS Armidale (ACPB 83) in 1/72 scale, Royal Netherlands Navy Pilot Boat Castor, and Belgian Navy Ship Kamina (A-957) in  1/00 scale.  

April 25, 2014 - started  Gallery 79 with William Scheibel's 1/96 Scale USS Missouri (BB-63) in 1991 fit.  Also updated the USS South Dakota (BB-57) in 1/48 scale by Roel and Pieter Bakels on Gallery 62. Finally, added the Imperial Russian steam cruiser Dzhigit, built by Jerzy Stachowiak, to Gallery 30,

March 2, 2014 - As seems to be the recent pattern, it's been a while since an update, but I will get everything in today.  First, we start with another fine model from Jerzy Stachowiak, the French Torpedo Cruiser/Gunboat Casablanca in 1/66 scale on Gallery 30.  Next up is HMS Clyde (P-257) by Dave Reith in 1/48 scale, which can be found on Gallery 77. The 1/48 USS South Dakota build by Pieter and Roel Bakels has seen some progress, which can be viewed on Gallery 62.

October 11, 2013 - added photos of Alain Teneze's LCM-3 in 1/15 Scale to Gallery 52 .

September 22, 2013 - It's been a busy year for me, and my apoligies for folks who sent in material that I am just getting ready to upload.   Anyway, a big update.  We start with more photos of the USS South Dakota (BB-57) in 1/48 scale by Roel and Pieter Bakels on Gallery 62.   Next up is the USCG Munro (WHEC-724) by prolific Ronnie Peters.  You can find her in Gallery 56A.   We continue with an addition to Gallery 77  , featuring David McNair Taylor's USS McNair (DD-679), built from the Deans kit.  James Gee sent in more photos of his 1/96  USS Lloyd Thomas DD 764 for Gallery 78 .  We end the update with an unusual contribution from Jerzy Stachowiak., the French Cruiser D'Entrecasteaux (1896), which sails in Gallery 30,

January 11,2013 - added more information to David McNairTaylor's models in Gallery 77 .  Also updated the inks page with  Scalewarhip.com a source for parts and soon hulls in the UK.

December 21, 2012 - evidently the world is not ending, so we are adding a couple more of David MacNair Taylor's models to Gallery 77 .

December 17, 2012 - It has been a long time since an update, but this will be a comprehensive one.  First, fittings have been added to the John Hayne's Fittings page.  A spelling error has been corrected on Gallery 16.  The links page has been updated to eliminate dead links, add one new (Alexander Engle) and annotate one other.  Also, photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS Campbelltown (I42) in 1/96 scale were added to Gallery 56, and updated USS South Dakota (BB-57) in 1/48 scale by Roel and Pieter Bakels on Gallery 62.   Gallery 67 saw the addtion of Bob Muller's USS Alaska (CB-1) in 1/96 scale, while in Gallery 77 we have added several modern Royal Navy ships by David McNairTaylor . Gallery 52  was updated with more photos of Alain Teneze's USS Missouri in 1/72 scale. Finally, started Gallery 78 with James Gee's 1/96  USS Lloyd Thomas DD 764.

March 13, 2012 - added some photos to the USS South Dakota (BB-57) in 1/48 scale by Pieter and Roel Bakels to Gallery 62. Also added USS Barry (DD-248) in 1/96 scale to Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56A.. Finally added a 1/72 scale model of HMNZS Ross Sea, built by Graeme Martin, to Gallery 72. Also corrected a couple of links on the Links page.

Febuary 14, 2012 - a big update today, with a lot of stuff that has been accumulating while I have been off dealing with life.  First, the Homeport Models  banner has been updated on the Main Page and the Links Page.  Gallery 77 has been opened, starting off with HMS Penzance (M 106) by Dave Reith in 1/100 scale, and Richard Thurston's 1/72 HMS Ocean (R68), Colossus-class light fleet aircraft carrier.  Three models have been added to John Hayne's gallery, HMS Euryalus (Dido Class Cruiser, World War II).HMS Caistor Castle (K690) .and the German Battleship Scharnhorst .  Gallery 52  has been updated with more photos of Alain Teneze's USS Missouri in 1/72 scale.  Finally, Ronny Pieters has completed yet another model with the SMS Emden in `/96 scale; you can see that and more of Ronny's work in Gallery 56A.

November 19, 2011 - added HMS Ledbury M 30 Hunt Class Minesweeper in 1/48 Scale by Ronny Pieters to Gallery 56A.  Also added Dave Reith's Prinz Eugen in 1/128th Scale to Gallery 66. Finally added a couple of shots of HMNZS Black Prince in 1/48th Scale by Dick Hopper to Gallery 1.

October 13, 2011 - added photos of Don Macdonal's LST to Gallery 22.  Also added more photos of William Terra's 1/20 scale Graf Spee to Gallery 13.

August 27, 2011 - updated Gallery 52 with more photos of Alain Teneze's USS Missouri in 1/72 scale

August 20, 2011 - William Blackmore expands his article on hull contstruction with a new chapter on Bread and Butter techniques.  Find the first part of the article here, and the new addtion here.

August 8, 2011 - a added more photos to Gallery 21 of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas (CGN-41) in 1/96 scale

June 9, 2011 - added F911 Westdiep (Belgium) in 1/100 scale.  Wielingen (class fregate) to Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56A.

May 19, 2011 - added an article on a Magnetic system of rudder holding to our Construction article section.

May 15, 2011 - added photos of  Don Macdonald's LCI-713 to Gallery 22. Also added gizmozone.com to our links page.

April 16, 2011 - started  Gallery 76 with Models by Jantinus Mulder  including the Willebrord Snellius, Russian frigate Admiral Levchecko in  1/100 scale and the Coastal defence ship De Zeven Provinciën 1/100 scale

March 30, 2011 - added more photos of Brad Newland's USS Missouri (BB-63) to Gallery 14.

March 14, 2011 - added  F220 Hamburg  Sachsen class frigate in 1/100 Scale to Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56A.

March 7, 2011 - added Hr Ms Fret F818 in 1/100  scale to Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56A.

Februrary 26, 2011 - added more photos to Gallery 21 of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas (CGN-41) in 1/96 scale

December 29, 2010 - Divided prolific modeler Ronny Pieter's Gallery into two parts for faster loading; the second page is Gallery 56A. Als added photos of Ronny Pieter's F210 Emden (V)  Bremen Class Frigate  in 1/100 Scale to Gallery 56A.  Also added Paul van Eijl's Hr.Ms. Kortenaar (F807) and Hr Ms De Ruyter (11935) , both in 1/100 scale to Gallery 60.

December 18, 2010 - added Rescue Tug HMS Enforcer (W 177)  in 1/48 scale to Ronny Pierter's Gallery 56.

November 11, 2010 - a number of factors are causing me to fall behind on website work; my apoliges to those who have sent material in that is not yet published, but I will try and get it up as soon as possible.  In the meantime, please enjoy this update.  We start with a new ship from Dick Hopper's Dick Hopper'sHMNZS Otago in 1/48 scale, in Gallery 7.  We introduce a new page, Gallery 75 with a nice build of PCE-877 in 1/96 scale by Steve Kohl.  A problem with the link from Gallery 59 to Gallery 60 has been corrected, and the Links page updated with a new site that offers photographs of Great Lakes Shipping, Photos from the Welland Canal .  We have a new home page sponsor, none other than the venerable Scale Shipyard - thanks to Lee Upshaw for helping support this site!

September 24, 2010 - updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43 , as well as Gallery 52 with more photos of Alain Teneze's USS Missouri in 1/72 scale, Finally updated Gallery 70, with photos of Eric Bertelsen's USS Freedom (LCS-1) and USS Bunker Hill (CG-52).

August 23, 2010 - updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43

July 23, 2010 - updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43  illustrating the construction of sheet brass turrets.

Jolty 22, 2010 - added some more shots of Ronny Pieter's HMS Fife (D-20)  to  Gallery 56, also updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43 .

June 5, 2010 - added photos of Joe Hoffman's Z-32 to Gallery 31.  Also updated Carlton Purgold's Battleship Bismarck in Gallery 74. Finally added a new model to prolific builder Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56, the HMS Fife (D-20) in 1/96 scale

May 19, 2010 - added a photo of Dick Hopper's fleet to Gallery 7.  Also updated Andrew Grant's USS Missouri in 1/128 Scale build on Gallery 66.

April 11, 2010 - added more models build by Don Macdonald to Gallery 22.  Also added photos of Ron Berry's 1/48th scale USS Bennett (DD-473) to Gallery 62.

March 29, 2010 - Updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43 , and added another new model, the USS Laffey (DD-724) to prolific modeler Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56. Over the past few days I have added some new fittings to the John Haynes fittings page  as well.

March 1, 2010.  Updated Carlton Purgold's Battleship Bismarck in Gallery 74.

January 30, 2010 - Started Gallery 74, which documents Carlton Purgold's 20' Model of the Battleship Bismarck.

January 10, 2010 - the first update of the new year, with shots of Ronny Pieters' USCG Tahoma (WMEC-908) in 1/100 scale added to his Gallery 56.   Also, added the Bundesmarine destroyer D 185 LÜTJENS, by Dittmar Mathias to Gallery 66.  Finally, updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project on Gallery 43 .

December 21, 2009 - it's been a while, but there is a lot in this update.  First, I added a new Destroyer Escort Fitting (JRH808) to John Haynes fittings page . Added photos of Esbern Snare (L 17) Danish command support ship in 1/100 scale to Ronny Pieters' Gallery 56.  Finally, added a 1/72 scale HMNZS Otago by Graeme Martin to Gallery 72.

November 17, 2009 - updated Gallery 52 with more photos of Alain Teneze's USS Missouri in 1/72 scale, with a bonus movie star pose.  Also updated John Haynes fittings page with 10 new products, including some special parts for 1/96 scale destroyer escorts.

November 12, 2009 - added a new article by James Mousaw entitled From Hull to Lake, which documents the steps needed to take a bare fiberglass hull and install the components needed to make it operational.  Part One is online now, soon to be followed by two more.  This is part of our Construction Articles.

October 19, 2009 - a lot happening with this update.  First off, we add a new build of a Fleetscale 1/128 USS Missouri by Andrew Grant i(BB-63) to Gallery 66.  Next, prolific model Ronny Pieters shows off his latest project, F931 Louise-Marie (Belgium) in 1/96 scale in Gallery 56. It has been a while since we heard from Jerzy Stachowiak, but the wait is worthwhile, wait until you see his 1/66 scale French Gunboat Zelee in Gallery 30.  Finally, we finish with, well, a finished model, Frederick Smith's scratchbuild USS Ford (FFG-54) in 1/96 scale, which can be found in Gallery 34.

September 24, 2009 - added photos of John Hayne's HMS Ajax in 1/192 scale to John Hayne's ship model Gallery 2.   Also updated Alain Teneze's 1/72 scale USS Missouri in Gallery 52

September 15, 2009 - added HMS Naiad 1941 in 1/96 scale, a Dido class cruiser, to Ronny Pieter's Gallery 56.

September 12, 2009 - after a considerable delay (well, it IS Summer) we have a nice update.  First off is Dave Manley's IJN Yamato on Gallery 64, where Dave is scratcbuilding the massive battleship in 1/96 scale.  Next up is Gallery 73,  featuring overage of the 2009 National Model Boat Convention in Warrington, England, by Dave Wooley.  Gallery 21 has been updated with more photos of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas (CGN-41) in 1/96 scale.

July 10, 2009 - updated Gallery 43 with more photos of Phillip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck project.  Also added two new ship's boats to the John Haynes fittings page.

June 28, 2009 Started Gallery 72, featuring models by Graeme Martin, including the USS Missouri in 1/128th scale, HMS Warspite in 1/128th scale, and HMNZS Cantebury in 1/96th scale.

June 4, 2009 - added photos of Nick Carter's HMS Ark Royal to Gallery 66.

May 27, 2009 added more photos of Philip Ardell's Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

May 26, 2009 - It has been a bit, but here is a big one to make it all worthwhile - updateded two of Alain Teneze's on Gallery 52; his Richeleu in 1/100 scale and his USS Missouri in 1/72 scale.  Also added final construction photos of Michael Blaser's USS San Francsico (CA-38) to Gallery 53, included photos from the Toledo Weak Signals show where the model won first place in Military. Added more photos of Philip Ardell's  impressive 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43. Finally, added photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS Amazon (F-185) to Gallery 56.

May 8, 2009 - updated the 1/96 scale Catalog Project with superstructure kits and other items from CNC Models and Homeport Models.

April 13, 2009 - added another how-to article by Joe Hanacheck on making wire rope stanchions.  Also added more photos of Pieter Bakels USS South Dakota (BB-57) to Gallery 62.

April 2, 2009 - added more photos of Pieter Bakels USS South Dakota (BB-57) to Gallery 62.

March 28, 2009 - added the first photos of USS South Dakota (BB-57) in 1/48 scale by Pieter Bakels to Gallery 62.

March 23, 2008 - added photos of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas (CGN-41) to Gallery 21.  Also added more photos John Aartsen's Witte de With (F813) to Gallery 60. Finally added Ronny Pieter's HMS Welshman (M48) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 56.

March 17, 2009 - added and article by Joe Hanacheck on making Ring Eyes.  Also added photos of Duane Curtis' USS Boone (FFG-28) to Gallery 14.  Finally, uploaded a photo from James Tarro of his cage mast to the message board.

March 1, 2009 - added a short how to on making life lines by Stan Helper to his USS Arkansas (CGN-41) build on Gallery 21.  Uploaded more photos of Eric Bertelsen's USCG Mohawk (WMEC-913) to Gallery 70, and added photos of Dick Hopper's Patrol Vessels Rotoiti, Taupo, Hawera and Pukaki in 1/72 scale to Gallery 7.

February 26, 2009 started John Aartsen's build of the Dutch Frigate Witte de With (F813)  in 1/75 scale in Gallery 60.  Updated Duane Curtis' build of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale in Gallery 46.

February 23, 2009 - added an article by Joe Hanacheck on making ladders and railings to our Contruction pages.  Added more photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Daring to Gallery 32.  Finally added more photos of Alain Tenize's USS Monitor to his thread on the message board.

February 14, 2009 - updated the 1/96 Scale Catalog Project with new offerings from Sirmar and Loyalhanna Dockyard.

February 6, 2009 - added more photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Daring to Gallery 32.

February 5, 2009 - added photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Carysfort, USS Cape St. George, and M-1804 to Gallery 32.

February 4, 2009 - added Alain Teneze's French Battelship Richelieu in 1/100 scale to Gallery 52.

February 3, 2009 - added photos of  Ronny Pieter's HMS Daring, a Type 45 RN destroyer to Gallery 56. Also added photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Dido and HMNZS Cantebury to Gallery 32.

January 31, 2009 - added photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Dragon, a Type 45 RN destroyer, to Gallery 32.

January 30, 2009 - added coverage of the 2009 Pearl Harbor Memorial Run, by Joseph Park and James Mousaw, to Gallery 71.

January 22, 2009 - added an article by Duane Curtis on making Blast Bags for Gun Turrets to the How to pages.  Also added CNC Models , WarshipPlans.com, and the Elite Fleet of Virginia to the Links page.

January 12, 2009 - added a couple of more photos to Joe Hanacheck's depth charge rack article.  Also, some more photos of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas, showing his missile directors to Gallery 21.  Finally added to new photoetched products to the John Haynes' fitting page.

January 5, 2009 - added an article by Joe Hanacheck on making depth charge racks to our how-to section.  Also added photos to Stan Helper's build of the USS Arkansas (CGN-41) to Gallery 21.  Finally, added photos of Ronny Pieter's new project, the Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring, to Gallery 56.

December 17, 2008 - added Ronny Pieter's USS Elrod (FFG-55) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 56.

December 14, 2008 - added Eric Bertelsen's build of HMCS St. John (FFH-340)  Halifax Class Frigate to Gallery 70.

November 6, 2008 - added more photos of Eric Bertelsen's USCG Mohawk build to Gallery 70.  Also added some photos Eric sent in of the North Carolina run to Gallery 68.

November 4, 2008 - started Gallery 70, featuring models by Eric Bertelsen.  First up is his 1/96 scale model of the USCG Mohawk (WMEC-913)

November 1, 2008 - started Gallery 68, with coverage of the October 2008 North Carolina Fun Run.  Also started Gallery 69, with coverage of the April 2003 exhibition at Charleroi, Belgium.

October 29, 2008 - updated Duane Curtis' build of the USS Wisconsin on Gallery 55.

October 25, 2008 - added a link to Hawk Graphics to the Links page.

October 19, 2008 - added an article on Basic Hull Construction for Radio Controlled Ship Models by William J. Blackmore to the how to pages.

October 16, 2008 - added an article on making and installing portholes by Joe Hanacheck to the how to pages.  Also added photos of John Haynes 1/48th scale 3"/50 gun kit to his fittings page.  Finally, corrected a couple of links on the links page, and added a new company, West Coast Warships, to the listings.

September 27, 2008 - I just completed a major upgrade of the message board, which required moving it to new URL.   Your can find the new message board here - don't forget to update your bookmarks!

September 15, 2008 - added two new fittings to John Haynes Fittings page, also updated Phillip Ardell's 1/72 Bismarck on Gallery 43.

August 22,2008 - added completion photos of John Hayne's USS Gearing Build to Haynes Ship Model Gallery 2.

August 19,2008 - added photos of  Steve Martin's HMCS Haida in 1/96 scale to Gallery 67.

August 18, 2008 - added photos of  Steve Martin's HMCS Ontario in 1/96 scale to Gallery 67.

August 11, 2008 - updated John Haynes USS Gearing build on Haynes Ship Model Gallery 2.

July 28, 2008 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS Bristol to Gallery 56.  Also added more photos of Duane Curtis' USS Truman build on Gallery 46, showing his new flight deck.

July 19, 2008 - updated Duane Curtis' USS Truman build on Gallery 46.

July 1, ,2008 - added some Sirmar hulls and a Lindberg kit to the 1/96 Catalog Project.  Also updated Gallery 1 with photos of Dick Hopper's very nice Anzac Frigate HMNZS Te Mana, at 1/48 scale.  Finally, added two more fittings to the John Hayne's fittings page.

June 23, 2008 - added photos of John Haynes USS Gearing build to the Haynes Ship Model Gallery 2.  Also updated John's fittings page with one new photoetch sheet, and a revised fitting.

June 9, 2008 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS HMS Morecambe Bay F 624 1/96 to Gallery 56.   Started Gallery 67 with photos of Bob Muller's USS Missouri (BB-63) in 1/96 scale.

June 2, 2008 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS Sir Kay in 1/48 scale to Gallery 56,  Updated Gallery 66 with photos of Nick Carter's HMS Exeter, and Eric Noe's HMS Arroiw.

May 19,2008 - added more photos to the USS Gearing build on John Hayne's ship model Gallery 2.

May 11, 2008 - added more fittings to John Hayne's Ship Model Fittings Page.  Also added two more ships to Ronny Pieter's collection on Gallery 56, HMS Salisbury, aType 61 Frigate  in 1/96 scale and HMS Cornwall F 99 also a Type 22 Frigate in 1/96 scale.

April 21, 2008 - Added the 1/96 scale USS Gearing Build to the John Haynes Gallery 2.  Added P550 HDMS Flyvefisken 1/50 scale by Ronny Pieter to Gallery 56, as well as Eric Noe's HMS Danae in 1/96th scale to Gallery 66.   Finally started an article by Jerry Lieh on converting a radio transmitter to twin stick operation.

April 14, 2008 - added more photos to Duane Curtis's USS Truman build on Gallery 46.  Added more photos to Ronny Pieter's USS Barry to Gallery 56, and fixed some of the thumbnails on that same gallery.  Added Larry Schaber's USS Wainwright (CG-28) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 66.  Finally, updated Jerry Lieh's USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

April 3, 2008 - added photos of Paul Simpson / Sirmar new Type 45 semi kit to the reviews page.  Started Gallery 65 with photos of  Duane Curtis'  USS Artic AOE-8 build.  Finally, started Gallery 66, beginning with pictures of Randy Heim's Prinz Eugen in 1/100 scale.

March 31, 2008 - updated the USS Missouri (BB-63) build by Brad Newland in Gallery 14 with photos of the finished model. Congratulations Brad!

March 18, 2008 - Started John Hayne's Ship Model Gallery 2, featuring extensive coverage of his 1/192 HMS Ashanti, a World War II Tribal Class Destroyer in Artic colors.

March 10, 2008 - Added photos of Dwayne Hill's USS Tang (SS-306) and a photo of Dick Hopper's HMNZS  Waikato to Gallery 1.

March 3, 2008 - updated Jerry Lieh's USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

Febuary 27, 2008 - updated the USS Missouri (BB-63) build by Brad Newland in Gallery 14.

February 23, 2008 - added another section to Gallery 46, detailing Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) build.  Split off Gallery46A with John Anderson's USS Nimitz build so I won't keep posting the wrong CVN pictures between the two projects.

February 14, 2008 - added a photo to John Aartsen's Minesweeper Drachten in 1/50 scale in Gallery 60.  Updated Jerry Leih's USS Orleck build to part 5 of Gallery 50.  Finally, added photos to the USS Missouri (BB-63) build by Brad Newland in Gallery 14.

February 5, 2008 - started Gallery 64, which will detail Dave Manley's 1/96 scale Yamato build.   Also added photos to Jerry Leih's USS Orleck build to part 5 of Gallery 50.

January 28, 2008 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's USS Barry to Gallery 56.  Also fixed a problem in Gallery 2.

January 18, 2008 - it's been a while, but there is a lot of good stuff this time.  First, we open Gallery 63, which details Joe Park's build of the IJN Destoroyer Akizuki.  Keep an eye on this build, there are many innovative techiniques shown.  We continue with a pair of large scale ships from the Netherlands, John Aartsen's  Corvette Fatahilla in 1/75 scale and his Minesweeper Drachten in 1/50 scale.  You can find these on Gallery 60.  Finally, the submariners are represented by HMCS Windsor SSK-877 by Duane Hill in Gallery 2.  Enjoy!

December 13, 2007 - started Gallery 62 with Gordon Briggs' USS Gurke (DD-783) in 1/48 scale.

December 3, 2007 - added Nils Lagergren's Imperial Russian warship Aurora in 1/100 scale to Gallery 61. Also updated Jerry Lieh's USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

November 5, 2007 - updated Jerry Lieh's USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.  

October 29, 2007 - Started  Gallery 61 featuring Duane Curtis' USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) in 1/96 scale.  Also started Gallery 60 with Paans' Hr.Ms. Jacob van Heemskerck (F-812) in 1/75 scale.   Added photos of Ronny Pieters HMS Fencer to Gallery 56.  Added an article by Duane Curtis on making realistic vents to the Construction / How to pages.  Finally, added sea trial photos of  Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 46.

September 24, 2007 - added another page to Jerry Lieh's USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.  Also added more fittings to John Haynes fittings page.

September 16, 2007 - started Gallery 59 , with coverage of the Model Engineer Exhibition by Dave Wooley.  Added a number of Greek and French warships to Gallery 52, and also updated the 1/72 scale USS Missouri build there.

September 2, 2007 - updated Links page with links to Tom's Modelworks (photetched fittings) and to Floating Drydock's Fittings Page.

September 1, 2007 - added more to Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

August 30, 2007 - added photos of Trevor Birch's USS Jerimiah O'Brien in 1/96 scale to Gallery 49.  Added more photos of the Monadnock build to Gallery 58 .  Finally, updated Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale in Gallery 46.

August 19, 2007 - added more photos of John Hayne's fittings to his fittings page.  Started Gallery 58 which will document the conversion of a Cottage Industry Models 's USS Monadnock in 1/96 scale by that companie's owner,William J. Blackmore.  Also added another model by  Jerzy Stachowiak; the Imperial Russian Navy Imperator Alexandr the Second in 1/100 scale, which can be found on Gallery 30.

August 11, 2007 - added more photos of Philip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

July 18, 2007 - added more photos of Philip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

July 13, 2007 - added more photos of Philip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

July 10, 2007 - Started Gallery 57 featuring Dave Wooley's coverage of Kingsbury Navy day. Also added more photos of  Alessandro Cenci's Bismarck  in 1/128 scale to Gallery 52.

July 7, 2007 - added photos of Dick Hopper's Fleet, including HMNZS Royalist and HMNZS Canterbury to Gallery 1.

July 6,2007 - added Alessandro Cenci's Bismarck to Gallery 52.  Scale data should come later.  Also added HMS Gursney in 1/72 scale and USS James Blair in 196 scale (Freelance Liberty Ship attack transport), both by Ronny Pieters, to Gallery 56.

July 2, 2007 - updated Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50. Also added photos of Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 46.  Finally added photos of Ronny Pieters's USS Yorktown (CG-48)  and HMS Dreadnaught (1907) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 56.

June 18, 2007 - added photos of HMS Rothesay in 1/96 scale by Ronny Pieter to Gallery 56.

June 9, 2007 - added photos of Duane Curtis' restoration of a 1/24 Japanese destroyer model used in the making of the film Tora Tora Tora to this gallery in the museum section.  Added photos of Ronny Pieter's 1/96 scale Soveremmnnyy to Gallery 56.   Revised the page on John Hayne's fittings with more photographs.  Added photos of a 1/96 S class destroyer built by John Haynes to his gallery.

May 22, 2007 - added photos of Ronny Pieter's HMS Norfolk and HMS Bramble to Gallery 56.

May 9, 2007 - added more of Ronny Pieters's ships to Gallery 56. Also updated Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

May 4, 2007 - added more photos of Duane Curtis' USS Wisconsin to Gallery 55. Also added four more of Ronny Pieters's ships to Gallery 56.  Finally, added more photos of Philip Ardell's monster 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

April 27, 2007 - added more photos to Paul Simpson's Gallery 32, this time of the Battle class destroyer HMS Cadiz.  Also added more ships to Ronny Pieters Gallery 56, HMS Plymouth and HMS Charybdis.

April 21, 2007 - started Gallery 56, with photos of Ronny Pieters HMS Fearless and HMS Liverpool.  Also updated Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

April 4, 2007 - started Gallery 55, with photos of Duane Curtis' USS Wisconsin (BB-64) in 1/96 scale.  Also updated Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

March 30, 2007 - updated update John Hayness USS Tennensee build on Gallery 48 with photos of the finished model.

March 13, 2007 - update John Hayness USS Tennensee build on Gallery 48.  Also update links page.

March 11, 2007 - started Gallery 54, with photos of Shane Doyle's USS Virginia (CGN-38).

March 8, 2007 - added more photos of Chris Davis' USS Sumner build to Gallery 41. Added more photos of Brad Newlands USS Missouri to Gallery 14. Finally added more photos of Paul Simpson's HMS Dreadnaught to Gallery 32B.

February 27, 2007- added more photos of John Haynes USS Tennensee build to Gallery 48, and some more photos of Chris Davis' USS Sumner build to Gallery 41.

February 20, 2007- added more photos of Chris' USS Sumner build to Gallery 41.

February 17, 2007 - started Gallery 53, with photos of Michael Blaser's USS San Francisco in 1/96 scale.  Added photos of HMS Russell (F-97) to Paul Simpson's Gallery 32.  Finally, added more photos of Chris' USS Sumner build to Gallery 41.

February 7, 2007 - added more photos of Stan Helper's USS Arkansas (CGN-41) to Gallery 21.  Also added another installment of John Haynes USS Tennensee build to Gallery 48.   Finally, added another step to Jerry Lieh's  USS Orleck build on Gallery 50.

February 2, 2007 - added more photos of Philip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

January 27, 2007 - added more photos of Russ French's USS Winston S. Churchill to Gallery 52.  Also added more photos of John Haynes USS Tennensee build to Gallery 48.  Finally, added more photos to Jerry Lieh's build on Gallery 50.

January 20,2006 - added more photos of Philip Ardell's 1/72 scale Bismarck build to Gallery 43.

January 17, 2006 - started Gallery 52, with photos of Russ French's USS Winston S. Churchill in 1/72 scale  and Alain Teneze's 1/72 scale USS Missouri (BB-63).  We also welcome Sirmar Models as a new sponsor.

January 12, 2007 - Added photos of Don MacDonald's USS Bulkeley (DDG-4) to Gallery 22.

January 7,  2007 - Happy New Year!  Added more photos of John Haynes USS Tennensee build to Gallery 48.

December 29, 2006 - added more photos to Gallery 30, with Imperial Russian Navy Strelok in 1/67 scale by Jerzy Stachowiak..  Also added more photos of Phillip Ardell's Bismarck project to Gallery 43.

December 18, 2006 - added more photos to Gallery 51, courtesey of Joseph Park.  Also added more photos of John Haynes USS Tennensee build to Gallery 48.

December 13, 2006 - added Gallery 51, with coverage of the December, 2006 Santee Lakes run.  Added a couple of more entries to the 1/96 scale Catalog Project.  Also, added some more photos to Jerry Leih's FRAM Gearing Build.

December 2, 2006 - added photos of Paul Simpson's USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81), and his HMS Invincible (RO-5) to Gallery 32.  Also added photos of John Hayne's PC-487 to his page.

November 30, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

November 25, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

November 19, 2006 - revised Gallery 43, with new photos of Philip Ardell's Bismarck hull

November 18,2006 - major update to the Gneisenau build on Gallery 47.

November 17, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.  Also added photos of a 5.9  inch gun master to the Gneisenau build on Gallery 47.

November 10, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.  Also added photos of M. Paul Lloyd's Monitor M-29 to Gallery 49.

October 24, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

October 21, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

October 20, 2006 - added photos of Dave Wooley's HMS Mersey in 1/96 scale to Gallery 33.  Also added more photos of  Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) to Gallery 46 .  Also added a new sponsor, HomePort Models to our home page.

October 14, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

October 4, 2006 - added photos of John Haynes' HMS Sheffield in 1/96 scale to the Haynes Ship Model Gallery.

September 28, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) to Gallery 48.

September 23, 2006 - started Gallery 50 Converting a Fletcher DD into a Gearing FRAM DD by Jerry Leih.

September 18, 2006 - added more photos of William Blackmore's USS Arizona (BB-39) to Gallery 12.

September 15, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee to Gallery 48.  

September 9, 2006 - added more photos of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee to Gallery 48.  Also added photos of John's USS Foreman (DE-633) to the Haynes Ship Model Gallery.

August 31, 2006 - added photos of John Haynes USS Missouri (BB-63) to the Haynes Ship Model Gallery.  Also added an article on making a master pattern for propeller blades to the construction section.

August 21, 2006 - added photos of Trevor Birch's Z-39 in 1/100 scale to Gallery 49.  Also, added another installment of John Haynes's build of the USS Tennensee to Gallery 48.

August 19, 2006 - added more photos of Don MacDonalds USCG Hamilton (WHEC-715) to Gallery 34.   Also, started Gallery 49 with shots of Shane Doyle's 1/72 model of HMAS PERTH, Steven Birch's USS Steven Hopkins, and Jerry Leih's  USS Orleck (DD 886) in 1/96 scale.

August 13,2006 - added more photos of John Hayne's BB-43 project to Gallery 48.

August 6,2006 - added more photos of John Hayne's BB-43 project to Gallery 48.

July 29, 2006 - added more photos of Richard F. Smith III's USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) in 1/125 scale to Gallery 45.

July 28,2006 - added more photos of John Hayne's BB-43 project to Gallery 48, also added shots of Paul Simpson's USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) to Gallery 32, finally, added more photos of John Anderson's USS Nimitz to Gallery 46 .

July 23, 2006 - added more photos of John Hayne's BB-43 project to Gallery 48.

July 15, 2006 - started Gallery 48, which will feature John Haynes build of the USS Tennensee (BB-43) in 1/96 scale.  Also added more sections to the Gneisenau build on Gallery 47.

July 6, 2006 - added more photos of the Gneisenau build to Gallery 47.

June 18, 2006 - started Gallery 47, featuring Kurt Greiner's KM Gneisenau in 1/100 scale. Added more photos of Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) to Gallery 46 . Finally, added more photos of Richard F. Smith III's USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) in 1/125 scale to Gallery 45.

June 17, 2006 -added shots of the HMS Dreadnought during sea trials to Gallery 32B

June 11, 2006 - added more photos to Gallery 32B featuring Paul Simpson's build of the Dean's Marine HMS Dreadnought kit.

June 9, 2006 - added more photos of Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) to Gallery 46 .

June 8, 2006 - added more photos of John Anderson's USS Nimitz to Gallery 46 .

May 31, 2006 - created Gallery 46 moving the build of Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale there and starting coverage  John Anderson's USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in the same scale.

May 20, 2006 - added photos of Duane Curtis' USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) in 1/96 scale to Gallery 54.

May 15, 2006 - added photos of Richard F. Smith III's USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) in 1/125 scale to Gallery 45

May 6, 2005 - started Gallery 45 with Jerry Shaw's USS Forrestal  (CV-59) in 1/96 scale

April 11, 2006 - added many more photos to Gallery 32B featuring Paul Simpson's build of the Dean's Marine HMS Dreadnought kit.

April 7, 2006 - opened Gallery 32B featuring Paul Simpson's build of the Dean's Marine HMS Dreadnought kit.  Also added photos of Adrian Hart's USS Fletcher and a few more photos of his USS Missouri to Gallery 26.  Started Gallery 44 with photos of Andrew Paris' 1/96 scale model of the USS Montana (BB-67)

March 19, 2006 - added more photos to Brett Griffin's Battle Class Destroyer build on Gallery 37.  Also cleaned up dead links on the Links page.

February 21, 2006 - added photos of Paul Simpsons USS Barry (DDG-52) and HMS Crocus to Gallery 32.  Added more photos of Brett Griffin's Battle Class Destroyer build toGallery 37. Added photos of John Haynes HMS Sheffield and HMS Belfast to his gallery.  Finally, added more photos to the model ship packing article.

February 9, 2006 - added photos of John Hayne's 1/24 scale Higgins kit to his PT Boat Gallery.

Febuary 6, 2006 - added photos of Rolf Busetto's IJN Yamato in 1/72 Scale to Gallery 35.

January 26, 2006 - added more photos to Brett Griffin's Battle Class Destroyer build on Gallery 37.

January 12, 2006 - added photos of Paul Simpson even more latest model <grin>, the USS Barry, to Gallery 32.

January 10, 2006 - added photos of Paul Simpson's latest model, the USS Gallery (FFG-26) to Gallery 32.

January 3, 2006 - added more pictures of Jack Yavno's  1/72 scale Krivak III to Gallery 16 .   Also added Jerzy Stachowiak's German minesweeper M-54 in 1/66scale to Gallery 30.

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