Japanese submarines I 15 class

Japanese submarine I 19

Japanese submarines of WW2 I 15 submarine class (20 subs). Type: Japanese submarine class, launched 1939-1942. History: These Japanese submarines, designated Type B, were scouting craft designed to work in conjunction with the Type A headquarters submarines. They were developed… learn more

E-boat

3D model of E-Boat.

German Schnellboot (S-boat) E-Boat (German ‘Schnellboot’ or ‘S-boat’) Type: Motor torpedo boat (MTB) History: Identified by the British for some ill described purpose as an E-boat (‘Enemy boat’), the German Schnellboot, or S-Boot, differed significantly from the Royal Navy counterparts.… learn more

Sub S class

3D model Seawolf

British submarines of WW2 S class (63 boats) Type: British submarine class, built 1931-1945. History: Though their roots returned to 1928, the ‘S’ class had been highly successful throughout WW2 and, along with 62 completions, was the Royal Navy’s the… learn more

Aircraft carrier Shinano

3D model Shinano

Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano Type: Japanese Aircraft Carrier (ship). History: The early exchanges of the Pacific War very quickly established the ascendancy of air over heavy ­gun power and one immediate result of this in Japan was the cessation of… learn more

Liberty ship

3d model Liberty ship

US cargo ship class of WW2 Liberty ship (2,710 ships) Type: US cargo ship for mass-production, built 1941-1945. History: The design perfected by Henry J. Kaiser shipyards in the United States, the Liberty ship type helped to win the ‘Battle… learn more

Battleship Bismarck

3d model Battleship Bismarck

Battleship Bismarck. History, development, final cruise, specifications, pictures and 3d model of the German warship. Design, construction and final cruise of battleship Bismarck. Bismarck class (two ships: Bismarck and Tirpitz) Type: Battleship History: After World War One the enforced setting… learn more

Operation Rhine Exercise

Bismarck is firing on Hood

Operation Rheinuebung (‘Rhine Exercise’), the final cruise of the Bismarck Detailed action, numerous photos and video. here to Part I: development, specifications, and 3d model of Bismarck Operation Rhine Excercise, the final cruise of the Bismarck In that month, in… learn more

Battleship Arkhangelsk

3d model battleship Revenge

Russian Battleship Arkhangelsk of the British Royal Sovereign class. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Arkhangelsk Type: Russian battleship of British Royal Sovereign class. History: The moment Italy gave up in Sept 1943 the Russians right away laid… learn more

U-boat Type 7

Typ-VIIB

German submarine class U-boat Type 7 (VII) from World War II. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Type 7C, 7A, 7B, 7D (total of 705 U-boats Type VII) Type: submarine. History: Under the terms of the Treaty… learn more

Fletcher destroyer class

destroyer McNair (DD.680)

US destroyers of Fletcher class. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Fletcher class (119 ships plus 62 ‘Later Fletchers’). Type: US destroyers, built 1940-45. History: Within the conditions of the disarmament agreements, the US Navy had been limited… learn more

Russian destroyer Silny class

Gordy class destroyer

Destroyer Silny class of the Soviet Red Navy in World War II. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Gordy and Silny class (29 and 19 ships). Type: Russian destroyer class, built 1936-1943. History: The realization that the Italian… learn more

Battleship Tirpitz

Tirpitz model

Battleship Tirpitz. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model of the German warship. Battleship Tirpitz of Bismarck class. Type: Battleship. History: Similar in nearly all ways to her sister-ship battleship Bismarck, the service of battleship Tirpitz was, to every… learn more

Type XXI U-boat

model of Type XXI U-Boat

The first true submarine Type XXI U-boat. Type XXI Type: German late-war U-boat (submarine). History: One of the most influential designs in the history of the submarine, the Type XXI was to set standards until the introduction of the nuclear… learn more

Aircraft carrier Illustrious class

British carriers Illustrious, Formidable, Victorious, Indomitable Illustrious class (4 ships: Illustrious, Formidable, Victorious, Indomitable). Type: Aircraft carrier. History: The 1936 Programme provided for the construction of two carriers for the Royal Navy. The 23,000-ton limit set by the Second London… learn more

Heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper

CA Bluecher

German heavy cruiser class Hipper: Admiral Hipper, Blücher, Prinz Eugen Hipper class (3 ships: Admiral Hipper, Blücher, Prinz Eugen) Type: Heavy cruiser. History: The Treaty of Versailles forbade the construction of heavy German warships. However, 1935, the British-German Naval Treaty… learn more

Battleship Iowa

3D Model of New Jersey

US battleship class Iowa, New Jersey, Missouri, Wisconsin Iowa battleship class (four ships: Iowa, New Jersey, Missouri, Wisconsin) Type: US fast battleship class, built 1940-44. History: As early as 1937 the US Navy began studies on the design.of a 45,000-ton… learn more

Type IX U-boat

Type IX U boat model

German long-range submarine class Type IX Type IX U-boat class (180 boats). Type: Submarine, German U boats. History: The big sister of the German U boats Type VII was the Type IX U-boat class which had a greater range and… learn more

Flush-decker destroyers

3d model of flush-decker HMS Campbeltown

US Flush-decker destroyer class Flush-decker destroyers (6 Caldwell, 110 or 111 Wickes and 155 Clemson class ships). Type: Destroyer. History: The first fifty of these ships were authorised as part of the US Navy’s 1916 programme, which was designed to… learn more

Battleship HMS King George V

3d model of battleship HMS King George V

British battleship class King George V, Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Anson, Howe. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. King George V battleship class (five ships: King George V, Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Anson, Howe).… learn more

Cruiser Zara class

3d model of Italian heavy cruiser Pola of Zara class.

Italian heavy cruisers Fiume, Gorizia and Pola of Zara class Zara class (Zara, Fiume, Gorizia, Pola) Type: Italian heavy cruiser. History Latent Franco-Italian naval competition started from fresh following the Washington Treaty, the 2 French Duquesne class cruisers getting promptly… learn more