Hutchison, Cmdr. J. K. D. & Portch, Cmdr. Gerald G.


1st.ed., 1949. 107 pp., many photo-plates, folding plans, diagrams, etc. D.j., 25 x 16cm. Torn d.j. with loss, o/w V.G. A post-war study providing instructions, plans and photographs for making three simple but realist-looking working models of an ‘S’ class British destroyer, a fast MB, and the hull design and construction of a typical steam coaster. The ‘S’ class destroyers were of a classic British design. The authors discuss scales, plans, materials, tools, hull construction, superstructure, funnels, deck fittings, power plant, propeller and rudder, flags, etc. POST-WAR GUIDE TO BUILDING A MODEL OF A WARTIME DESTROYER, FAST MOTOR BOAT, AND STEAM COASTER.

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