Modeler’s Name: Chuck Stroble
Period: Viet Nam War
Type of Model: scratch build
Build Time: 20 hrs.
Made this model from Floating Dry Dock plans. Very nice plans. This was an “easy” build and looks good in the water
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