Built as a luxury liner and auxiliary troopship just after the end of WWII, SS United States was the fastest Atlantic passenger liner in the world for many years. Her four steam turbines produced power equivalent to that on many WWII era aircraft carriers and made her capable of 38 knots. Today, she quietly awaits restoration or the scrapper's torch at dock in Philadelphia. She has been berthed since the seventies and changed owners repeatedly. Kit features single piece waterline hull, 24 lifeboats, detailed superstructure, three derricks, display stand and full decals.
1/600 Scale RMS Mauretania. Airfix. Built for the Cunard Line at Wallsend-on-Tyne in northeastern England, the Mauretania was launched in 1906. At an average speed of 25 knots, she was the fastest North Atlantic passenger liner for over two decades, until Germany's Bremen broke Mauretania's speed record in July 1929. With her nine decks, the Mauretania could accommodate 560 passengers in first class, 475 in second class, and 1,300 third class passengers. During World War I she served both as an armed cruiser and as a hospital ship. She made her last Atlantic crossing in September 1934 and was broken up at Rosyth, Scotland, in 1935.
1/700 scale. RMS Titanic. Revell Germany. Ill-fated White Star ocean liner. Kit has two-piece full hull with reinforcing bulkheads, deck with fine raised features, multi-level superstructure, individual deck fittings, life boats, masts with injection-molded ratlines, display stand, rigging guide and rigging cord. Completed model is approximately 15.2" long. four-view painting guide and decals representing hull trim, name plate, flags and pennant.
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. Kit features 2-piece full hull with exterior detail, reinforcing bulkheads, deck with engraved surface detail and raised features, multi-level superstructure, individual deck fittings, masts with injection-molded ratlines, ships boats and display stand. Molded in black, white and brown. Completed model is approximately 15.12" long. Decals and markings representing hull, flag and pennant.
Originally released in the late-1960s, these two assembly kits will take you back in time to the early days of Tamiya's model-producing history. While they may not be on the same level as today's products, the fit and detail were unrivalled at the time, and these ship models are perfect examples of Tamiya's long tradition of high-quality products. These kits also come with a submarine motor, so fans can enjoy seeing them in action in their element. 1/300 scale assembly kit models of the WWII Japanese navy destroyers Yukikaze and Yugumo. Respectable details such as tripod masts, main gun turrets, anti-aircraft gun mounts, and torpedo launchers belie the molds' nearly 40 year old age. Included dark gray submarine motor can be installed to propel the model through the water.
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. Of the 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. Kit features 1-piece full hull with fine exterior detail, deck with engraved surface detail and raised features, multi-level superstructure (tank room, officers quarters, class lounge, smoke room and more), individual deck fittings, masts with injection-molded ratlines, ships boats, chain for anchor, rigging thread, transparent accents, photoetch railings and ratlines, name plate and display stand. (Display, hull, anchor and propellers molded in black), (funnels and name plate molded in gold), (deck, upper structure and other fittings molded in white and cream). Completed model is approximately 30.2" long. Decals and markings representing hull, flag and pennant.