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« on: 17 July 2010, 14:20:47 »
Details of the latest additions to the range follows along with brief details.
 This Compact Kit model is latest addition to be added to our range this year, and there is more to come.
 The Empire tugs
  The EMPIRE class tugs were of traditional design for single screw steam tugs similar to
previous types such as the Warrior class with variations in design and power to cover a
variety of roles.
 They were all  built between 1941 -1946 and all had steam triple expansion engines.
Some of the were coal fired others oil fired and the class gave excellent service with some
very long voyages from world wide bases to there credit.
  Approximately 144 were constructed of which about half were in Naval service.
 This classic ocean steam tug was launched in 1944 at  Clelands (Successors) Ltd at
Willington of the Modified Englishman class. She was powered by a triple expansion engine
oil fired giving a bollard pull of 15 tons on rpm of 108 and a top speed of 12 knots on a
displacment of 987 tons.
  Her weapons fit at the time was 2 x 20mm Oerlikons on bandstands

Scale 1/96 Length 440mm  Beam 110mm

                                                Compact kits
This  range of small prototypes ships to a scale of 1/96 -1/100 as per the larger ships on our range
Details and construction are similar to the rest of the models comprising of G/F hull, plastic s/structure. metal
& resin fittings plus prop & shaft.
  Full size colour plan & comprehensive instruction book including details on powering these diminutive models
with a standard servos giving main drive motor & electronic speed control are also included.
 All kits in the range have outstanding on the water performance as part of the design.

          Deans Marine
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