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Black Seas Ships

Black Seas Ships

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Project Blog by firelock22

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About the Project

Some test minis from the plastic Naval range of Warlord Games

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U.S.S. 'Ranger'

Tutoring 3
Skill 6
Idea 6
1 Comment

Sloop of War as she may have appeared off Carrickfergus Castle near Belfast c1778 under the command of John Paul Jones of the new US Navy. Flag is conjectual based on the one later flown by him on the captured ‘Serapis’.

Kitbashed from 2 Brig plastic kits thanks to the interesting HowTo video

Schooners

Tutoring 3
Skill 7
Idea 7
1 Comment

‘Hannah’ and ‘Wasp’ some of the first US Warships, Hannah was the first ship purchased for use by the Continental Congress and in fact pre-dates the founding of the US Navy!

British '74!

Tutoring 4
Skill 7
Idea 7
No Comments

HMS ‘Royal Oak’ c1773 from the painting attached, being reviewed by King George III at Spithead.  The biggest plastic kit Warlord do for Black Seas and another great sprue ..

French Frigate 'L'Hermione'

Tutoring 4
Skill 7
Idea 7
No Comments

The ship that brought Lafayette to America to aid their Rebellion. Note Bourbon flag at the stern

Warlord plastic kit, paint scheme based on the amazing replica which sailed transatlantic a few years ago and toured East Coast ports in the US.

Lucky Jack

Tutoring 5
Skill 9
Idea 9
No Comments
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Lucky Jack

Tutoring 4
Skill 7
Idea 7
No Comments
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British Frigate

Tutoring 7
Skill 11
Idea 11
2 Comments

Colours and details based on HMS ‘Surprise’ from ‘Master & Commander’ (or the excellent replica that portrayed her).  Really love how the kit has different stern and figurehead options, lovely touch from Warlord Games.

American Brig

Tutoring 10
Skill 14
Idea 15
2 Comments

Representing early War Continental naval vessels such as USS Cabot, the same mini and paints with a slightly differing scheme ..

British Brig

Tutoring 11
Skill 15
Idea 15
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All Contrast paint (by way of an experiment). Rigging was interesting, but I love the acetate ratlines, great simple effect!

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