Ship Models

German Ships

Bismarck - Dieter Neumann
Model Data
Model build by Dieter Neumann, Einbeck, Germany
Kit Manufacturer Aeronaut (ca. 1965). Partially scratch build
Originally built in ca.1965 as a standmodel. Later heavily damaged.
From 1972 to 1990 first restoration and rebuilt to be a funktional model.
In 1997-98 it got a complete external restoration with additional multiple functions.
Scale 1:200
Additional Information The model have a lot of special functions installed like:

Optional one or three screws activated
Bow anchor can be lowered and raised
Funnel smoke
Morse light
Ships bell
Fog horn
Fire alarm
Air alarm
Turnable rangefinders and radar
All 38 cm main turrets turnable with shooting simulation

Construction time In a 20 years period the model have been constantly both optical and technical improved.
Schiffsmodellbaufreunde Einbeck-Dassel
Website of the modeller
Description A very good and interesting website with lots of ship modells.

Bismarck - Dieter Neumann
The Model
Photographs: © Dieter Neumann