Convoy Models – New Models from a variety of manufacturers

Models by Argos, Arrowhead, Clydeside, Deep C, Delphin, Figurehead, MB, Minic, Neptun, Oceanic, Skytrex, Trident & Wirral (WMS &HM)

All models listed on these pages can be obtained directly from Tim Hudson by mail, or at the ‘Ship Shows’ and other events that he visits (or even by calling personally). Prices listed are in GBP Sterling, and exclude a contribution towards postage & packing. Payment may be made by a number of means: Paypal, BACS (or similar), cash, or a personal cheque drawn in GBP on a UK bank. Regrettably I’m not able to accept payment by Credit or Debit Card. Due to increasing delays within the banking system BACS is prefered. This page was last updated on the 27th July, 2021. Items in stock at  the moment are shown by a bold (X).

For further details contact Tim Hudson: convoy [at] photrek.co.uk  or on direct telephone 01522 524672 (Overseas dialling: 00 44 1522 524672)

Lincoln Mini- Ship Show 2021

Items in stock at  the moment are shown by a bold (X).

‘Argos’ Models (1/1250 scale)

BNS Westdiep (Frigate – F911) As in 2005. A near-mint second-hand model £20.00 (X)

‘Arrowhead Models’ – “Grand Fleet’’ (Kits in 1/1200 scale)

This is a new, expanding,  range of 1/1200 scale kits of RN ships of the First World War period and also modern Destroyers & Frigates

HMS Iron Duke (WW1 Battleship)  £30.00 (X)
HMS Warspite (WWI Battleship)  £30.00 (X)
HMS King George V (WWI – Battleship) £30.00 (X)
HMS Indomitable (WWI – Battlecruiser) – in process
HMS Indefatigable (WWI – Battlecruiser) – in process
HMS Queen Mary (WWI – Battlecruiser) £28.00 (X)
HMS Lion (Battlecruiser) £28.00 (X)
HMS Warrior (Armoured Cruiser) £20.00
HMS Chatham (Cruiser) £20.00 (X)
HMS Castor (Cruiser WWI to mid 1930s) – in process – Expected Shortly (X)A
HMS Caroline (Cruiser) £22.00 (X)
HMS Mary Rose (‘M’ class Destroyer) £9.00 (X)
HMS Vega (‘V’ & ‘W’ class Destroyer 1918) £13.00 (X)
‘E’ class Submarine – pack of 2 £5.00 (X)
‘H’ class Submarine – pack of 2 £5.00 (X)
‘K’ class Submarine  – pack of 1 £4.00 (X)
‘M’ class Submarine (with 12″ gun) – pack of  1 £4.00 (X)
M15 class Monitor £5.00 (X)
M33 class Monitor £5.00 (X)

‘Arrowhead Models’ – Modern Royal Navy (Kits in 1/1250 scale)

Type 23 Frigate – based on HMS Argyll: fitted with Sea Ceptor & ‘Kryten’ turret £20.00 (X)
Type 26 Frigate (‘City’ class) – in process
Type 31 Frigate – in process
Type 45 Destroyer (As updated) – in process (X)A

‘Clydeside Models’ kits in 1/1200 from this ‘classic’ range with new items being added. I regret to report the recent death, in June, 2020 of Bill Gilpin – it is possible that the range may be restarted in the future – further info to be added (or contact TJH direct). TJH 03/07/2021

Royal Navy (& RAN):
HMS Aphis (River Gunboat – 1942 [Med. Fleet]) £5.50 (X)A
HMS Audacity (Escort Carrier – 1941) £18.00 (X)A
‘Bangor’ class M/S see IJN W101 below
HMAS Bendigo (‘Bathurst’ class minesweeper – 1942) £5.50 (X)A
HMS Exeter (Heavy cruiser – as at Battle of the Java Sea – 1942) In process – awaited £18.00 (X)A
HMS Ladybird (River Gunboat – 1942 [Med. Fleet]) £5.50 (X)A
HMAS Perth (Cruiser – as at Battle of the Java Sea – 1942) £18.00 In process – awaited (X)A
HMS Rattlesnake (Fleet Minesweeper – 1941) £5.50 (X)A
HMS Sandpiper (River Gunboat – 1939 [Yangtze River ]) £5.50 (X)A
Vosper 72’6″ MTB (1941)(pack of 4) £3.60 (X)A

Imperial Japanese Navy
W101 (Minesweeper ex-HMS TAITAM (ex- PORTLAND)BANGOR class, captured on stocks @ Hong Kong. £5.50 (X)A

Royal Netherlands Navy
HNlMS De Ruyter (Cruiser – as at Battle of the Java Sea – 1942) In process – awaited £18.00 (X)A
HNlMS Java (Cruiser – as at Battle of the Java Sea – 1942) In process – awaited £18.00 (X)A


United States Navy
USS Pope (Destroyer – as at Battle of the Java Sea – 1942) In process – awaited £9.00 (X)A
USS San Pablo (Fictional River Gunboat from ‘The Sand Pebbles’ – 1926) £5.50 (X)A

‘Deep C’ Models (1/1250 scale)

MV Far Service (Offshore Support Vessel – 1995) A little damage but generally very good (DC10) £25.00

Figurehead Models (1/1250 scale)

RN ‘Town’ class DD (USN ‘Wickes’/’Clemson’ class) (Destroyer – 1940[on transfer to RN]) CU92 Kit £12.50 (X)
HMS Campbeltown (‘Lease-Lend’ Destroyer – 1941) CB77 Kit £12.50 (X)
RN ‘Hunt’ class Destroyer (Type 1) CB71 Kit £10.00 (X)

USN ‘Wickes’/’Clemson’ class (Destroyer – 1918) CU91 Kit £12.50 (X)
USN ‘Wickes’/’Clemson’ class (Destroyer – 1940[on transfer to RN]) CU92 Kit £12.50 (X)
USS Gridley (Destroyer [‘Craven’ class]- 1937) CU111 Kit £12.50
USS Sims (Destroyer – 1939) CU113 Kit £12.50
USS Evarts (Destroyer Escort – 1943) CU70 Kit £12.50 (X)
USS John C Butler (Destroyer Escort – 1944) CU71 Kit £12.50 (X)

KM T25-36 (Torpedo Boat – 1944) CG33a Kit £12.50 (X)

‘MB’ Models (Kits in 1/1250 scale)

Models produced by long-term UK collector & modeller Martin Brown.

‘Cold War’ Royal Navy
‘Ton’ class (Coastal Minesweeper)  £3.50 Kit x 2 (X)

Royal Navy ‘inter-war’ and later Submarines
HMS/M M3 – Minelayer Kit £2.50 (X)
RN ‘H’ class submarine Kit £2.50  (X)
HMS/M K26 – steam powered Kit £3.00 x 2 (X)
HMS/M L 52 Kit £3.00 (X)

Royal Navy Submarines – 1945 onwards
HMS/M Excalibur – 1958 Kit £3.00 (X)

‘Minic’ Models – new series (1/1200 scale)

P800 USS Nimitz CVN £23.00  (X)
P622 City of Durban ‘Box Boat’ – container ship £22.00  (X)
M910 Panamax Crane – uncarded in yellow £4.00
P912 Post Panamax Crane – green £4.00 (X) ‘uncarded’ in yellow £3.50 (X)
S854 Tanker Wharf Set Contains 1 x M855 Tanker Wharf Berth, 1 x M854 Tanker Wharf Straight, 1 x  plastic loading / discharge header and 4 x plastic pipelines. £9.00 (X)
S670 Steam Tugs 2 x ‘classic’ steam tugs – red funnels £5.00 (X)
P672 Diesel Tugs 2 x ‘generic’ diesel tugs – red funnels £5.00 (X)
S692 Rescue Launch & Revenue cutter Modern  craft based on prototypes used in Hong Kong £4.00 (X)
S695 Pilot Boats 2 x modern style Pilot boats £5.00 (X)
S696 Lightships 2 x lightships (‘Greenwich’ & ‘Calshot Spit’) – helipad fitted. £5.00 (X)

Navis (1/1250 scale)

HMS Arethusa (Light Cruiser – 1914) (NM143) £17.00 (X)

Neptun (1/1250 scale)

USS Dobbin (Destroyer Depot Ship – 1924) In near mint condition (N1390) £28.00
USS Griggs (Attack Transport [APA 110] – 1945) (N1392c) £45.00 (X)
USS Avocet (Minesweeper – Pearl Harbour, 1941) (N1384) £11.00 (X)
USS Barnegat (Seaplane Tender – Small [AVP 10], 1941) (N 1391) £21.00 (X)
US Navy Harbor tug (YTL – harbor tug [light], 1943) (N1399f) £3.00 (X)
US Navy Harbor fuel barge (YCD – oil storage barge) of early WWII (N-H8) £6.00 (X)
US Navy Harbor stores lighter (YF – covered lighter – 1944) (N-H9) £6.00 (X)
US Navy Harbor Workshop/messing barge (YRD – a number of variants existed – 1945) (N-H2) £6.00 (X)
USCGS Owasco (Ocean Cutter/Frigate – 1945) (N1397d) £12.00

‘Oceanic’ Models (1/1250 scale)

HMS Echo – Coastal Survey Ship (1957) OC 32 Kit £4.00
RFA  Oakol – Coastal tanker (1947) OC34 Kit £7.00 (X)

‘Skytrex’/’Triton’ Models (1/1250 scale)

Modern large diesel tug (TB8) Pack of two £6.00 (or split for £3.50 each)

‘Trident’ Models (1/1250 scale)

Examples of a large range of models produced in Austria and issued as ‘Trident’ & ‘Trident Alpha’ and now out of production. Some are ‘New’ (& are shown as such), others are ‘Second-hand’ (and are shown as such).

ROYAL NAVY
Mulberry Harbour Units – Normandy 1944
Phoenix B1 – in towed position (T 1267) £3.00 (X)
Phoenix B2 KIT – (TZ 1235) £2.00 (X)
Phoenix C1 – in towed position (T 1269) £3.00 (X)
Pluto Drums A selection of full & empty drums; towing & dried out KIT (TZ 1045) £2.00 (X)

RN Landing Craft:
LCT5 – dried out on beach – unpainted (TA 19032) £3.00 (X)
LCI(L) 463 – (TA 10058) £3.60 (X)

RN Coastal Forces:
HMS Grey Wolf – SGB 8 (T891) (Steam Gunboat – 1944) £7.00

AUSTRIA-HUNGARY

SMS Leitha (T1112) (River Gunboat Danube [Danube] – 1914) £2.50 (X)
SMS Bodrog (T1115) (River Gunboat [Danube] – 1914) £2.50 (X)
SMS Temes (T1122) (River Gunboat [Danube] – 1918) £2.50 (X)
SMS Tulln (T1138) (Supply ship [Danube] – 1916) £2.50 (X)
SMS Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand (T1135) (Paddle hospital ship [Danube] – 1917 ) £3.00 (X)

GERMANY

KM Birago (T1156) (River Gunboat [Danube] – 1938) £3.00 (X)
KM Greif (T966) (Seaplane tender – 1940) £5.00
KM Greif (T967) (Seaplane Tender – 1937) £5.00 (X)
KM Gunther Pluschow (T970) (Seaplane tender – 1940) £5.00 (X)
KM Helgoland (ex-Krischan I) (T973) (Seaplane tender – 1940) (£5.00) (X)
KM Krischan II (T971) (Seaplane tender – 1935) (£5.00) (X)
KM Krischan III (T988) (Seaplane tender – 1935) (£5.00) (X)
FGS Sauerland (T992) (Supply Ship – 1960) £5.00 (X)
FGS Siegerland (T996) (Supply Ship – 1960) £3.50 (X)

ITALY

Pietro de Christofaro (TA10165) (Frigate – 1972) £12.00 (X)

JAPAN

IJN Naikatei class (TZ1018) (Nr.3537, 19m-Type – ‘Armed motor boat’ – 1939) Pack of six £1.00 (X)
IJN Sagyo-Tei type (TZ1017) (Workboat/’Kaiten’ tender – 1945) Pack of eight £1.00 (X)

NETHERLANDS

HNlMS Hadda (T10168) (Submarine Chaser – 1970) £2.50 (X)
HNlMS Pelikaan (T978) (Supply Ship, 1956: ex RN LST1) £11.00

NORWAY

HNorMS Tjeld (TA10123) (Motor Torpedo Boat – 1961) £2.00 (X)

POLAND

ORP Gryf (TA10169) (Training Ship, 1969: ex German ‘Hansa’ class freighter of WWII) £8.00 (X)

SOVIET UNION

Mirka (TA10157) (‘Mirka’ class Light Frigate – 1964) £10.00 (X)
Petya (TA10156) (‘Petya’ class Light Frigate – 1978. VDS fitted) £10.00 (X)
Petya II (T10176) (‘Petya II’ class Light Frigate – 1967) £10.00 (X)
Yurka (TA10158) (Yurka class Minesweeper – 1973) £4.00 (X)
MP 10 (Ta 10049) (Landing Craft – 1958) £2.50 (X)
Dnjepr-II (TA10201) (Repair Ship – 1966) £11.00
Bakhmut (TA10208) (Submarine Support Ship – 1974) £11.00 (X)
Kodor (T969) (Seaplane Tender – 1946 [ex-German ‘Gunther Pluschow’]) £5.00 (X)
Berijew Be-10 Mallow (TAZ 19021) (Flying boat – 1961) Kit £2.50 (X)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

USS Wilkinson (TA10348) (DL 5 ‘Mitscher’ class – 1950s) £18.00 (X)
USS McConnell (TA10162)(DE 163 – ‘Cannon’  class- 1943) £12.00 (X)
USS Barracuda (TA10191)(SSK – 1962) £2.50 (X)
USS Banner (TA10195) (Coastal Freighter – 1963) £3.50 (X)
USS Valcour (TA10154) (Station Ship – Persian Gulf – 1965 – ex AVP) £9.00 (X)
USS Petrel (TA1026) (Submarine Rescue Ship – 1975) £8.00 (X)
USS Cohoes (TA1023) (Netlayer – 1945) £7.00
USS Towhee (TA10172) (Survey Ship – 1968) £7.00 (X)
LCT5 – dried out on beach – unpainted (TA 19032) £3.00 (X)
LCI(L) 463 – (TA10058) £3.50 (X)

MERCHANT SHIPS

MV Dunstan (T1780) (GB Freighter [Booth Line] on US C1-M-AV-1 hull – 1954) (Intended to be cargo ship AK-217 ‘Tulare’ but completed as ‘Coastal Challenger’) £10.00 (X)

Wirral Miniature Ships (‘WMS’ & ‘Hein Muck’)

WMS19 MT Abida Shell Tankers (Nederland) – 1958 £12.00 (X) (1/1200 scale resin kit)
HM403W MV Aquarama American Ferry – 1955 £13.00
HM303W SS Letitia Troopship – 1942 £12.00
(HM models are resin kits in 1/1250 scale)

PA0019 Large Shallow Oil Tank – £2.50 (X)

All models listed on this pages can be obtained directly from Tim Hudson by mail, or at the ‘Ship Shows’ and other events that he visits (or even by calling personally). Prices listed are in GBP Sterling, and exclude a contribution towards postage. Payment may be made by a number of means: Paypal, cash, BACS (or similar), or a personal cheque drawn in GBP on a UK bank. Regrettably I’m not able to accept payment by Credit or Debit Card.

For further details contact Tim Hudson: convoy [at] photrek.co.uk  or on direct telephone 01522 524672 (Overseas dialling: 00 44 1522 524672)

Convoy models – the Kelso collection of 1/1250 ships
Convoy Models – secondhand & pre-loved models
DH/Wirral/Len Jordan models – Liners (L) series
DH/Wirral/Len Jordan models – Freighters (M) series
DH/Wirral/Len Jordan models – Armed Merchantmen (K) & Tankers (T)

1/1250 scale ‘discussion boards’:
Steelnavy (US) & Dockside (UK)