Ship Models

British Ships

H.M.S. Hood - Leslie D. Foran
Model Data
Model build by Leslie D. Foran, Nebraska, USA
Kit Manufacturer Lindberg
Scale 1:400
Additional Information Extensive modifications, much scratchbuilding and reconfiguring. Brass photoetch details from both White Ensign Models and Gold Medal Models were used, including parts intended for other applications. Small cast lead details from Smokey Mountain Model Supply were also used. The model was painted with Testor's Modelmasters Acrylics, over a Dupont Krylon primer undercoat.

The model show Hood as she was after her 1939 refit, but before her 1940 refit.

H.M.S. Hood - Leslie D. Foran
The Model
Photographs: © Leslie D. Foran