German Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen preparation from 14 April 2024

Prinz Eugen – Introduction 14 April 2024 Photograph of Prinz Eugen after World War 2 Pictures of Prinz Eugen from Occre kit 14 April 2024 Plywood sheets of laser cut components 14 April 2024 Wooden and metal strips and boxes of diecast and smaller components 14 April 2024 Brass sheets …

Iron Battle Ship “Warrior 1860” Masts and rigging from 25 March 2024

 HMS Warrior – masts and rigging 28 May  2024 Yard stays and upper stays rigged 27 May  2024 Mizzen yards fitted and rigged   24 May  2024 Main yard, tops’l and t’gallant yards fitted & rigged 20 May  2024Fore tops’l and t’gallant yards rigged 20 May  2024 Forecourse yard fitted …

Iron Battle Ship “Warrior 1860” hull construction from 30 November 2023

 Warrior 18 March 2024 Gunport covers and net stretchers added 17 March 2024 Wire for davits bent 17 March 2024 Anchors painted     17 March 2024 Cannons C1 to C4 fitted on main deck 17 March 2024 Cannons C4 after construction 16 March 2024 Cannons C1 added to after …

Line of Battle Ship “Santisima Trinidad” boats and fittings from 7th July 2023

Santisima Trinidad  9 July 2023 Boat A Rudder and tiller added 9 July 2023 Boat A oars designed and made 9 July 2023 Boat A thwarts added 9 July 2023 Boat A  Hull planking completed glued in place    8 July 2023 Boat A Planks 1 port and starboard glued. …

Line of Battle Ship “Santisima Trinidad” masts and rigging from 20th June 2023

Santisima Trinidad  26 November 2023 Model completed   26 November 2023 Anchors and flag fitted   24 November 2023 Stays and braces fitted to yards 20 November 2023 Sprits’l stays fitted 19 November 2023 Mizzen, tops’l, t’gallant, royal yards and booms fitted to mizzen mast 18 November 2023 Mizzen, tops’l, …

Line of Battle Ship “Santisima Trinidad” hull from 25th April 2023

Santisima Trinidad  17 June 2023 Anchors designed, glued, painted 17 June 2023 Mainmast rail designed, created, glued, varnished 17 June 2023 Stove pipe and bell assembly designed, created, glued   17 June 2023 Gunport covers on starboard side and vertical rubbing strakes added, varnished 16 June 2023 Gunport covers on …

Beaumaris Castle from 17th February 2023

Beaumaris Castle 26  February 2023 West wing buildings completed. Castle completed       26  February 2023 East range internal buildings completed 26  February 2023 Gatehouse inner south completed     25  February 2023 Gatehouse inner south rough constructed     25  February 2023 Gatehouse inner north completed     …