|In the Summer 2001 issue of
Model Ship Journal
|In case you haven't picked up your copy yet, here is a
look inside the latest issue of Model Ship Journal, and a sample of some
of the articles included.
On the cover is a picture of the NOAA Research ship Miller Freeman, the subject of the plan and photo feature mentioned below.
|RN Pola: A review of the Trumpeter kit by Steve
Wiper covers box contents and commentary on its accuracy.
The Motor Ship Henry Ford II: The article by Albert Blevins includes a fantastic 1/192 model with information on the prototype. A detailed article provides information on the process of building this scratch built scale model of a famous Great Lakes Ships.
US Navy Sub chaser USS SC-722: A great photo feature on one of the lesser known warships. A history of this ship and some great photo's gives you some insight into these Sub Chasers.
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|Miller Freeman R-223 Plan and Photo Feature:
Covers the National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) vessel with a little background and some great pictures. One picture shows the Miller Freeman in high seas, other photo's show close-ups of the equipment on the ship. A plan and elevation centerfold shows all deck levels with interior detail, half of that spread is shown on the right.
|USS McCloy FF-1038: An in the box review of this
latest offering from JAG Collective reviewed by Victor Baca.
Molded Flowers: Shows how to create a thin shell hull from a solid resin hull Flower Class Covette in 1/192 scale. An enlightening article by Victor Baca gives us some insight into a great technique for making a hull suitable for RC operation.
USS Charles Ausburne DD-570: Loren Perry shows us how to turn a rather plain Tamiya 350 scale kit into a stunning model with photo etch tips and corrections to the basic kit.
|USS Alaska CB-1:
Professional modeler Keith Bender builds the Classic Warships kit into a fantastic 1944 version. The article begins with some background on the ship and a review of the kit itself, Keith then goes on to detail how he finished his kit with a great article featuring some nice close-up photos.
|A page from the scrapbook:
A great show of the HMCS Cowichan I-146 in July 41
Inside the back cover:
On the Back Cover: Another great photo of the Epperson and a photo of the USCGC Healy WAGB-20
|Model Ship Journal is published by Victor Baca. It is a
quarterly publication, with a subscription price of $30.00 US. Cover price
is $9.95 US