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HMAS BALLARAT

HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155) is an Anzac class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The frigate was laid down in 2000 and commissioned into the RAN in mid-2004. Since entering service, Ballarat has been involved in border protection as part of Operation Relex II, was deployed to the Gulf for Operation Catalyst, and was one of the two ships involved in the Operation Northern Trident 2009 round-the-world voyage.

ANZAC destryoer


Like all of our warship models, this Anzac class frigate model has the following qualities:

- Plank-on-frame, hollow hull construction, weighing less than 10 lbs  (A solid hull of this model would be over 40 lbs which feels like a heavy toy rather than an art piece.)

- Hollow superstructure is comprised of many individual thin pieces of wood glued together, not several solid pieces of wood stacking on top one another.

- Windows are cutouts (not black decals), thanks to the hollow structures.

- Light rust appearance to give the ship a tough battle look

- >95% of parts are wood and metal
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 This 40" long model is a commissioned model and not for sale.   Let us build a similar vessel for you by clicking on the "COMMISSIONING" button on the left hand side column.