Royal Navy Ship

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Project by Simon2822 posted 06-15-2012 05:56 PM 1974 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this a few years ago now and it remains unpainted due to me losing the plans and not knowing which ship it is. It is made with balsa wood and various other odds and ends I had lying around, such as one of the funnels, which is a glue stick lid, the guns are small panel pins.

-- If it's not right, it's wrong

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#1 posted 06-15-2012 06:27 PM

that is pretty cool, I built one a while ago used a 2×4 for the hull balsa would have been way easier. Nice job.

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#2 posted 06-15-2012 06:29 PM

Looks a little like HMS Cavalier now a museum piece at Chatham Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, England. Well done on the build

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#3 posted 06-15-2012 11:08 PM

Thanks Derek, I googled HMS Cavalier and it is certainly very similar. There are two other ships in the same class but I think, when I get round to finishing it, I will finish it as HMS Cavalier.

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#4 posted 06-16-2012 09:57 AM

Looks good to me. Hope to see a finished ship.

-- arnies

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#5 posted 06-16-2012 01:30 PM

This is a fine model. To paint it you ought to be able to find a picture of a similar ship on the internet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 06-16-2012 01:38 PM

I would venture to say it probably isn’t the HMS Pinafore?

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