1/1200 HMT Olympic

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Papermodder, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Papermodder

    Papermodder New Member

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    Hello. This is my first project since returning to the hobby, and I needed something to tune up my skills on. I found Currell's 1918 Dazzle pattern of the HMT Olympic as she was as a troop ship in WWI. I prefer a warship as opposed to straight civilian pattern.
    The build took approximately a little over a month to complete, as of tonight.
    So I hope you like what I have done so far.

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    Interesting piece of history. The Olympic was the only merchantman in the 1st world war to sink a German U-boat.
    I'm always open for comments or questions.

    Jim
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You did an OUTSTANDING JOB on this project.
    I like the fact that you made this into more of a diorama display.
    Thank you for sharing this with us as well as the interesting piece of history of this ship.

    Keep up the GREAT WORK!!!
  3. Papermodder

    Papermodder New Member

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    Thank you Rhaven and you are welcome.

    Jim
  4. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Very nice build. The original model is designed by Currell but the dazzle paint scheme was created by my good friend Jerry V. He did a great job of that, and you did a great job of the model. :thumb:
  5. Papermodder

    Papermodder New Member

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    Thank you Peter.

    Jim
  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I think it is such an impressive ship and to have built her her war colors just really makes this a superb and special model. Well done indeed! :)
  7. Jaqarll

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    I love the effect you did in front of the bow of the ship, well done. :)
  8. Papermodder

    Papermodder New Member

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    Thank you Zathros and Jaqarll

    Jim