I thought that you might like an update from Farcet and to let you know what is new to the DEANS
Details of the latest additions to the range follows along with brief details.
This Compact Kit model is another addition to our range for 2011,
The FIRST RUN KITS have now been released As always with first run kits, it will be a limited
First run kit price will be £110..00
Steam Tug Rumania
The EMPIRE class tugs were of traditional design for single screw steam tugs similar to
previous types such as the Warrior class with variations in design and power to cover a
variety of roles.
They were all built between 1941 -1946 and all had steam triple expansion engines.
Some of the were coal fired others oil fired and the class gave excellent service with some
very long voyages from world wide bases to there credit.
After the war. many were sold out of service and became the start of many companies that still run
todat, The Rumania being one of them, she became one of the first tugs under the ownership of
William Watkins Ltd.
This range of small prototypes ships to a scale of 1/96 -1/100 as per the larger ships on our range
Details and construction are similar to the rest of the models comprising of G/F hull, plastic s/structure. metal
& resin fittings, brass etched parts, plus rudder, prop & shaft.
Full size colour plan & comprehensive instruction book including details on powering these diminutive models
with a standard servos giving main drive motor & electronic speed control are also included.
All kits in the range have outstanding on the water performance as part of the design.
We hope you find this of interest