Junior – a Viet Nam Era Gun Boat

This model of a Viet Nam era gun boat  was scratch built by Chuck Stroble

This model of a Viet Nam era gun boat was scratch built by Chuck Stroble

Modeler’s Name: Chuck Stroble
Period: Viet Nam War
Scale: 1:12
Type of Model: scratch build
Build Time: 20 hrs.

Build Materials:
Made this model from Floating Dry Dock plans. Very nice plans. This was an “easy” build and looks good in the water

Ship’s Story:

Modeler’s Bio:
Years in model building: 45. I am a retired Navy Photographer Mate. Started out with Commander Cruiser Destroyer Forces Pacific then to staff Commander Destroyer Flotilla One In Yokosuka Japan. Shore duty with Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka where I helped start a scale model club and built a 1:12 Elco 103 PT boat. Being a photographer is most helpful for a modeler. After active duty went to college at the University of Wyoming

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