John, Peter and myself got together for a run at Yarralumla this morning.
It was a cold and foggy morning, but we had perfect sailing conditions. John sailed HMAS PARRAMATTA, tugs SUDBURY and EMPIRE PEGGY and HMS AMETHYST. Peter bought along his Flower class corvette HMCS AGASSIZ.
I had FRUNZE out for her second run since completion. She looked distinctly out of place with the steam tugs and WW2 ships, but this is the great thing about Task Force 72. It's always a unique opportunity to see ships of various types, navies and eras built to a common scale sailing together.
Here are some photos. I apologise for the Kirov being in every one of these shots, but I'm simply not skilled enough to be able to take photos of multiple models underway whilst trying to sail my own ship at the same time.
John and Peter - please feel free to add your shots below.
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- Club Member
- Posts: 239
- Joined: 19 Jul 2010 12:34
- Fleet Base: Canberra
- My Ship Yard: FRUNZE - Russian Kirov class CGN (completing in 2018)
BEZZAVETNYY - Russian Krivak I class FF (commencing 2019)
TASHKENT - Russian Kara class CG (commencing 2019)
- Location: Canberra
- Club Member
- Posts: 1230
- Joined: 21 Jan 2010 10:25
- Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
- My Ship Yard: Fleet - in service and under construction
HMS Talent S92 - Trafalgar Class SSN.
HMS Conqueror S48 -Churchill Class SSN (Falklands 1982).
MS Bremen -Expedition Cruise Ship Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
MS Christina O.
MV Titan Uranus - Harbour Tug
Harbour Tug - (James Slater)
Warships: (Under construction) -
HMS Exeter D89 -Type 42 Batch 2 (1983)
HMS Iron Duke F234 - Type 23 (2019)
HMS Dragon D35 (Daring Class Air Warfare Destroyer)
HMS Brilliant F90 - Type 22 Batch 1 (Falklands 1982)
HMS Apollo F70 (Batch 3 Gun - Leander class Frigate)
FGS Elbe A511 - Modern Germany Navy Submarine Tender
HMS Clyde P257 - Offshore Patrol Vessel (James Slater)
HMAS Melbourne -05 FFG (2018)
- Location: Adelaide
Great photos Carl... that is one massive ship!
He who dies with the most toys, just dies...you can't take it with you.
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