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Sertao drillship

 
 
The drillship Sertao operates in high pressure, high temperature wells.  It is capable of drilling wells up to 11,400 meters deep in depth water up to 3,000 meters. 

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Arctic Princess


 
 
The Arctic Princess is the first LNG carrier that is employed for carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the world's northernmost LNG development--Snohvit.  She is also the largest LNG carrier ever built.  A full cargo load of LNG is sufficient to cover the yearly energy consumption of all households in a city with a population of 45,000 people!
 
Arctic Princess model
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RSD


 
 
A multi-purpose cargo ship commissioned by an European shipyard.
 

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Emma Mærsk

 

 

The world’s biggest container ship  Emma Mærsk is fitted with the largest diesel engine ever manufactured (110,000 hp).  She beats all former containerships by 10 per cent.  The ship can  carry 13,000 containers all over the world. 
 
Emma Maersk model
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Maersk Alabama



 

 
MV Maersk Alabama is a container ship owned by Maersk Line Limited. It was hijacked by pirates near Somalia in 2009 and its crew held hostage. This event ended after a rescue effort by the U.S. Navy on 12 April 2009. It was the first successful pirate seizure of a ship registered under the American flag since the early 19th century.
 


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Milwaukee Clipper


The Milwaukee Clipper featured air conditioned staterooms, a children's playroom, a movie theater, a dance floor with a live band, a soda fountain, bar, cafeteria known for its cuisine, lounges and sports deck, and capacity to carry 120 automobiles.   She was also called the "Queen of the Great Lakes" and carried around 900 passengers and 120 automobiles in the summer.
 


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Hellespont Fairfax


 

 
The Hellespont Fairfax is the largest  supertanker in the world.  Hellespont Fairfax elevates standards for large tanker strength and speed and has a number of unusual features, including full-time inerting of the ballast spaces for safety and corrosion protection and a white paint system to protect internal coatings. 
 

Hellespont Fairfax model
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Tanker Manhattan


 

 
The oil tanker SS Manhattan was the biggest ever US merchant vessel as well as the biggest icebreaker in history.  She was the first commercial ship to cross the Northwest Passage in 1969.  For this voyage she had been refitted with an icebreaker bow.  The voyage prompted discussions in Canada about that country's sovereignty in the Arctic. 
 


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Jahre Viking
The world's largest ship


 

 
Jahre Viking was a supertanker and as such held the record for the world's largest ship (458 meter.)  The ship was also known under the names Seawise Giant, Happy Giant, and Knock Nevis.  She has a draft of 81 feet when fully loaded, which makes it impossible for her to navigate even the English Channel, let alone the man-made canals at Suez and Panama.


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Calypso

 
Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a French oceanographer whose numerous inventions and underwater techniques used Calypso in the 1950's  to unravel the secrets of the sea.  
 

Calypso model
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Crown of Scandinavia


 


MS Crown of Scandinavia is a cruise ferry operated by DFDS Seaways on a route connecting Copenhagen, Denmark to Oslo, Norway. The ship was built in 1994 by Brodogradilište Split in Croatia. 


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City of Milwaukee
Car Ferry

 
SS City of Milwaukee is the last unmodified traditional railroad car ferry afloat upon the lakes, still with her triple expansion steam engine, original woodwork and brass fixtures.   She is permanently moored as a museum in Manistee, Michigan.   
 

ss city of milwaukee
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Afric Star

 


Afric Star of Blue Star line fleet
was built in Middlesbrough, England by the Smith's Dock Company Ltd.  Construction of the ship completed in 1975.  She measured 155.81' long' and was powered by a 9-cylinder B&W diesel engine that could propel the ship up to 24 knots.  Afric Star was an "A"-Class fully refrigerated five hatch cargo ship, fitted with banana doors. 
Afric Star model
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NS Savannah


 


NS Savannah was the first nuclear-powered cargo ship.  After her, only three more were ever built.   Savannah also holds the title of the first nuclear-powered vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean.  Designed as a showboat, her pretty lines and luxurious staterooms were more important than cargo capacity. 
NS Savannah
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Sanson

 

 

 
Tugboat Sanson was designed and built in 1915 for ocean travel. The wooden tugboat covered vast distances in rough weather over the high seas.  This turn-of-the-century rugged steam tugboat with jaunty lines pushed the ocean liners into port.
 

Sanson tugboat model
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Smit Rotterdam

 


At the time of her completion in 1975, Smit Rotterdam was the largest and most powerful tugboat in the world. She is 75 meters long and has a 22,000 HP engine! 

 


 


Deepwater Pathfinder


Deepwater Pathfinder is designed to be the safest and most technologically advanced drill ship in the world.  She uses satellite and ocean-bottom positioning systems to remain precisely in position, even in harsh weather.  
 

deepwater pathfinder model
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Wanderer whaler

The Wanderer is considered as one to the most beautiful, above all however as last sailing boat to the whale hunt.  Between 1878 and 1924 it went 23 times on whale hunt, mainly in the area around the Azores. She was the last whaling ship built in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.                                                                                                              


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Great Eastern



 


Great Eastern was a monster for its time,  six times larger than any ship ever built before.  Great Eastern is perhaps best remembered as the ship that laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable.  It was the only ship large enough to carry the length of cable required. The cable linking America with Europe was put in place in September, 1866. 
      


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Great Western



 


SS Great Western was the first steamship purposely built for the Atlantic crossing.  Designed by the great railway engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose idea it was that steam would replace sail power on the regularly-scheduled trans-Atlantic services.   Great Western was subsequently awarded the Blue Riband for setting the record for trans-Atlantic travel speed at 8.66 knots, beating Sirius which clocked in at 8.03 knots.

      


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John Ericsson

 

Whaleback freighters like the John Ericsson plied the shipping lanes of the Great Lakes starting in the 1890s.  John Ericsson was launched at Superior, Wisconsin in 1896.  Her special hull was designed to be more stable in the rough waters of the Great Lakes.
John Erricsson model
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Edmund Fitzgerald

 


The first 730-foot Great Lake freighter, Edmund Fitzgerald made a name for herself by setting a number of cargo records during her lifetime.  This extremely handsome ship was well known to both casual and serious ship watchers, notably as a result of the antics of her longtime master, Capt. Peter Pulcer, who did his best to entertain anyone who might be watching his vessel.
 

Edmund Fitzgerald model
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 Manhattan
 icebreaker

 

 
The SS Manhattan was the biggest ever US merchant vessel as well as the biggest icebreaker in history.   She was the first commercial ship to cross the Northwest Passage in 1969.  For this voyage she had been refitted with an icebreaker bow.  The voyage prompted discussions in Canada about that country's sovereignty in the Arctic.  48" long.  Will be available in Summer 2014.
 


Available in 4/ 2014.
 

Q-max LNG carriers



 

 
In the name Q-Max, "Q" stands for Qatar and "Max" for the maximum size of ship able to dock at the LNG terminals in Qatar.  Ships of this type are the largest LNG carriers in the world
 


39" long. Only 2 will be built; First one completed in 5/2014.

SS Central America

 


The SS Central America was a steamship of the United States Mail Steamship Company.  The ship sank in a hurricane in September 1857, losing about 400 passengers and crew and 30,000 pounds of gold.  The shipwreck was recently discovered from its resting place 8,000 feet below sea level, off the Carolina coast.  Much of the gold was nicely recovered!  
 


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Brinton Lykes

 


Brinton Lykes is a C3-S-37b type breakbulk cargo ship. She was one of the first American-flag dry-cargo vessel to be built for private ownership and operation since World War II
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brinton lykes
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SS Roraima

 

 
The Roraima was a steal hulled Quebec Line steamship. She was transporting a cargo of potassium when the eruption occurred. Her combustible cargo caught fire, and she burned for three days before sinking. 
 

ss roraima
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Euroliner
container ship

 

 
The Euroliner, launched in 1971, is a pioneer commercial merchant container ships that used complete gas turbine powered method for propulsion.   

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Go West

 


Go West was a ship that represented the wave of Chinese smaller freight vessels built to carry exported good to the West in the 1950s.  Custom model and not for sale.
 


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Yukon

 


The Yukon was an Alaska's passenger ship.  This model of the Yukon was commissioned by the Wings Over Alaska Museum.  It was completed in July 2008.  


 

Hydrofoil

 


The term "hydrofoil" is commonly used for the wing-like structure mounted on struts below the hull of a variety of boats, which lifts the boat out of the water during forward motion, in order to reduce hull drag.



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Ale M

 


 Commissioned model for the owner of the Ale M and not for sale. 


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The following section contains the ships of which Model Ship Master has good information for model building. 

MS Vale Brazil 
Largest bulk carriers

 

MS Vale Brasil is a very large ore carrier owned by the Brazilian mining company Vale.  She is the first of seven 400,000-ton very large ore carriers (VLOC).   which are designed to carry iron ore from Brazil to Asia along the Cape route around South Africa.  It is the largest bulk carriers ever built.  Commission it.
 

Bow Omaria



 

 
Bow Omaria is the largest ship from the fleet of Ahrenkiel Chemicals. The vessel was built in the year of 2007 in Japan. The cargo capacity of the ship is 22,500 cubic meters.  The cargo can be divided into 20 tanks to carry 20 different kinds of cargo.  Commission it.
 


 

SS Sea Falcon

C-3 cargo
 


The construction of the so-called C-3 cargo vessels began during World War II, after the famous "Liberty" and "Victory" ships. This standardized type of ship overtook all other ships as it was more modern and longer and could also reach a higher speed. The SS Sea Falcon was built in 1945.
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SS Sea Falcon

Eirik
Raude


Oil Patch Explorer


 

 
The World’s largest self-propelled, semi-submersible, all weather oil drilling rig.  This rig is designed to carry out drilling operations in water depths down to 10 000 feet. Eirik Raude is capable of drilling to a total depth of 30,000 feet, and remains stable in harsh weather conditions owing to its superior motion characteristics and advanced dynamic positioning systems.
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Ross Revenge

 


The MV Ross Revenge is a radio ship. She was built in Germany in 1960 to work as a commercial trawler.  Following her decommissioning from trawling, the Ross was purchased by Radio Caroline and fitted out as a radio ship, complete with a 300ft antenna mast.  Her broadcasts began on 20 August 1983, and her final occurred in November 1990. She ran aground in November 1991, bringing the era of offshore pirate radio to an end.  Sign up for updates: Wish list or have it faster: commission it.
 

ross revenge radio ship
 

  
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