Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Tumbling Dice Victorian Ironclads [3]

As it's Bastille Day, I thought I'd get the French ironclads underway with the end result being a slightly smaller squadron than originally intended, largely due to a lack of time and some fiddly bits of construction:

Couronne (broadside ironclad)
Magenta and Solferino (broadside ironclads)
Revanche and Flandre (broadside ironclads)
Souffleur (paddle corvette)
Chamois (paddle aviso)

As you can see, I didn't get all of the ships assembled and will add a few more tomorrow in the shape of two more Provence class ironclads and, perhaps, the Gloire as it's a particularly nice model.

I've decided to leave out the Alma and her sisterships, as I need to start painting tomorrow and don't have more time to put them together.

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