MAS Italian Torpedo Boat

This Italian Torpedo Boat is a plastic model by Wayne Cassell

This Italian Torpedo Boat is a plastic model by Wayne Cassell

Modeler’s Name: Wayne Cassell
Period: WW II
Scale: 1:35
Type of model:
A modified plastic kit.

Build Materials:
Pre-formed plastic components.The 20mm ammo can racks are scratchbuilt from styrene and the antenna is model railroad E-Z Line. The crew is an additional kit.

Ship’s Story:
Motoscafo Armato Silurante (Italian: “Torpedo Armed Motorboat”), commonly abbreviated as MAS was a class of fast torpedo armed vessel used by the Regia Marina (Italian Royal Navy) during World War II.MAS boats served in the Mediterranean Sea primarily but some boats were deployed to the Black Sea and Lake Lagoda near Leningrad.

Modeler’s Bio:
Wayne demonstrates that great care and much experience can turn out award-winning models of plastic. He edited the Shipwright’s Scuttlebutt newsletter for over eight years.

 

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