Ship Models

Japanese Ships

IJN Yamato - Claudio Matteini
Model Data
Model build by Claudio Matteini, Ancona, Italy
Kit Manufacturer Tamiya
Scale 1:700
Additional Information Photo-etched parts from "Gold Medal Models", "White Ensign Models" and "Tom's Modelworks" sets has been used. A lot of scratch build details and improvement of details.

The ship is reproduced at anchor in Tokuyama Bay, on the Japanese Inland Sea, just a few days before she was sunk by the planes of U.S. carrier forces during the "Ten - Ichigo" Operation, on 7th April 1945.

Construction time N/A

IJN Yamato - Claudio Matteini
The Model
Photographs: © Luca Pennacchietti