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Dioramas
Scharnhorst Saluting U-47 1939, Diorama by Kostas Katseas in 1:700 Scale - This is Scharnhorst in 1939 built in 1/700 scale with the Tamiya kit and with the Flyhawk set by Kostas Katseas. She is shown giving honors to the returning U-47 , after the sinking of Royal Oak at Scapa flow
U-558, AFV Club 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Kostas Katseas - Kostas Katseas built this small vignette by using the AFV Club 1:350 scale U-558
Gneisenau in Norway 1944, Redesigned and Rebuilt with 15-Inch Gun Turrets, HP-Models 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Christoph Mentzel - H-P Models has produced a 1:700 scale model of Gneisenau as she would have appeared if her rebuild with 15-Inch guns and a longer bow would have been completed. Cristoph Mentzel built the kit as part of a diorama of Gneisenau in Norway in 1944. 
Dunkerque at Mers-El-Kebir 1940, Samek 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Christoph Mentzel - Christoph Mentzel built a harbour diorama of Mers-El-Kebir, which he had seen a nice picture of at that time. To the Samek kit he have added several photo-etch parts from L'Arsenal like the new catapult, parts for the Loire seaplane and the Valeur-Honneur-Discipline-Patrie logos from the French Navy. 
Richelieu, September 1943, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Louis Carabott - Louis Carabott wanted to portray the Richelieu from Trumpeter in 1:350 scale in a diorama in the New York Navy Yard  before leaving for Europe to join the home fleet at Scapa Flow after an extensive refit and trials in the East Coast. The battleship was painted in a Soft Edge MS-3X Camouflage utilizing USN Colours. 
USS Nevada, December 7, 1941, Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Jeff Sharp - Jeff Sharp built the 1:350 scale USS Nevada from Iron Shipwright to depict the battleship just before the air attack on the morning of December 7, 1941. She is shown in the traditional dark gray (5D) and light gray (5L) paint scheme with turret crowns painted to designate the ship within the division. Nevada is also sporting the false bow wave, which made her unique among the battleships that morning. 
Variag at Macao, Zvezda 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Andrea Oneto - Andrea Oneto set the Imperial Russian protected cruiser Variag  in once Portuguese colony of Macao China during the cruiser’s courtesy visit. It is Sunday and on board near the bow the ship’s Chaplain (Pope) is getting ready one religious ceremony. Off to the side the Portuguese harbor patrol boat is intercepting Chinese smugglers. 
Enduring Freedom 2001, Dragon & Panda 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Glavan Srdjan - Here is a diorama by Glavan Srdjan in 1/350 scale constructed with Panda models, Dragon models in 1:350 scale. All photo-etch sets are from White Ensign Models together with additional helicopters. 
Scharnhorst at Anchor, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Kostas Katseas - This is a diorama by Kostas Katseas with the Tamiya 1/700 scale Scharnhorst and with a Hobby boss U-Boat. This commission of the Scharnhorst kit was stress free  as the Tamiya kit even though its old, is still sharp and captures the lines of this elegant ship quite nicely. 
Yukikaze & Ukuru, Hasegawa & Pit Road 1:350 Scale, Diorama by Jean Barby - These are models of the Yukikaze by Hasegawa in 1/350 scale and the Ukuru is in the same scale from Pit Road. The diorama is built by Jean Barby
Giuseppe Miraglia, Italian Seaplane Tender, Delphis 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Guillaume Monnier -This is the Italian seaplane tender Giuseppe Miraglia. Built 1921 as a cargo ship, she was transformed to a seaplane tender during the 1925-1927 period. Guillaume Monnier built this diorama with the Delphis 1:700 scale kit. 
USS North Carolina 1942, Regia Marina 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Jim Kloek - These photographs are of Jim Kloek's build of the Regia Marina 1/700 scale resin kit of the USS North Carolina.  This is an excellent kit which provides parts and instructions for building the ship in any of its configurations from as launched to post-war. 
John W. Brown, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Marco Magrini - Marco Magrini built this diorama around the Trumpeter 1:700 scale John W. Brown. Other parts came from Sky Wave, Loose Cannon, an White Ensign Models. Photo-Etch was from Lion Roar, Eduard and White Ensign Models and paint was Gunze.  
Aoba, Sunk at Kure 1945, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Bob Cicconi - Here are some shots of  the Aoba sunk in the shallow waters of Kure Harbor late July, 1945. I did put the AA guns on as they weren't taken off until shortly after the final attack that sank her. I used the Hasegawa re-tooled Aoba
Bismarck and Prinz Eugen in the Denmark Straits, Trumpeter Bismarck & Tamiya Prinz Eugen 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Katseas Kostas - This is a diorama in 1:700 scale by Katseas Kostas portraying the Bismarck and Prinz Eugen in their engagement with HMS Hood and HMS Prince of Wales. Katseas used the Trumpeter Bismarck and Tamiya Prinz Eugen kits. 
Oslyabya, Ice Locked in the Baltic, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Peter Fulgoney - No need to leave the warmth of your home to see to towering tumblehomed hull of the Imperial Russian battleship, Oslyabya. Peter Fulgoney has already done that for you with this diorama of the Combrig 1:700 scale kit of Oslabya in which the high freeboard of the battleship rises from the frozen Baltic like an iceberg. Shot at select locations in the United Kingdom in a frozen January 2010. 
Tirpitz, Tamiya 1:350 Scale Diorama by Glavan Srdjan - The model is an out-of-the-box Tamiya Tirpitz in 1/350 scale with many added photo-etched sets from Gold Medal Models, White Ensign Models, L'Arsenal and Tom's Modelworks. Glavan Srdjan built the model and created the photographic diorama. 
Vysby, Swedish Stealth Corvette, L'Arsenal 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Nicolas Dupont - This is a diorama with the Swedish stealth corvette Vysby from L'Arsenal in 1/700 scale, built by Nicolas Dupont. The model is slightly improved  by means of stretched plastic, instead of the parts in the photo-etch fret. 
USS Antietam CV-36, Angled Deck Fit, Dragon 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Paul S. Teixeira - This is a diorama from Paul S. Teixeira of the USS Antietam CV-36, shortly after it was fitted with the US Navy's 1st Angled-Deck, using the Dragon 1:700 scale kit of Antietam
Jean Bart at Toulon, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Scott Sim - This is the French battleship Jean Bart alongside at Toulon Naval base sometime in the mid-1950s. The inspiration came to Scott Sim from a color photo of the ship in mothballs there. 
USS Alchiba, En Route for Guadacanal 1942, 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - These are photos of Bob Cicconi's latest build, a diorama of the attack transport Alchiba being escorted to the Guadalcanal landings by the Ralph Talbot (DD-390) on August 7, 1942. I used the Battlefleet 1/700 scale premium edition Alchiba kit, and the Midshipmodels 1/700 scale USS Henley to make the Ralph Talbot
Tone at Rabaul, Minekaze 1:350 Scale, Built by Jean Barby - Jean Barby's model of the 1:350 scale Minekaze Tone has appeared before on this page Minekaze Tone. However, as mentioned there, his next step was to place the model in a diorama with the help of Pierre Marchal. Well here is the diorama. 
Surigao Sisters, Fuso and Yamashiro at Surigao Strait, Aoshima 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Jose Soca - The idea of finishing the two sisters together came to Jose Soca's mind a while back, although at the time Aoshima’s new kits were probably going through R&D and even though Jose had the Hi-Mold Fuso, which needed a lot of work. He didn’t want to spend another extra $100 on the other Hi-Mold sister kit. When the time of the new Aoshima kits came he bought Yamashiro and went full throttle to finish my idea of a diorama. 
USS Saratoga Passing Through the Panama Canal, Trumpeter 1:700 Scale, Built by Katseas Kostas - This is the Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Saratoga, passing through the Panama Canal built by Katseas Kostas
Montcalm, French Light Cruiser 1952 in Along Bay, H-P Model 1:700 Scale, Built by Nicolas Dupont - This is the Light Cruiser Montcalm in 1952 in Along Bay, built by Nicolas Dupont. It was a model in 1:700 scale from H-P Model, accessorized with L'Arsenal parts. 
U-Boat Pens, 1:700 Scale, Built by Fernando Costa - Fernando Costa set this U-Boat Pens diorama in 1:700 scale using kits from various manufacturers such as, Tamiya, Hasegawa, Tom's, Skywave and White Ensign Models. 
U-552 on 6th War Patrol, Revell 1:72 Scale, Built by Glavan Srdjan - These are a few pictures of the U boot model U 552 on the 6th active patrol in the North Atlantic under command of Capt. Erich Topp. The  model is made by Revell of Germany in 1/72 scale and built by Glavan Srdjan. 
Rescue Pronto! RAF Rescue Launch, Airfix 1:72 Scale, Diorama by Guilherme David dos Santos - Guilherme David dos Santos from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil built this 1/72 scale diorama centered around the RAF Rescue Launch from Airfix. 
USS Constitution Maintop, Meteor Productions 1:35 Scale, Mastered by Joel Labow - The Old Salt Joel Labow has been busy mastering the parts and men for a new diorama in 1:35 scale for the maintop of Old Ironsides, the frigate USS Constitution from Meteor Productions. 
Hood's Final Moments, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, By Michael Griggs - This shows the battleship in it's last moments May 24, 1941. She is flying the signal 'turn by blue pendant' which was made as she and Prince of Wales began their turn to port to engage all their main armament. 
Vittorio Veneto in Taranto 1941, Diorama in 1:350 Scale by Alessandro Luciani and Dario Agostinelli - This diorama is the port of Taranto 1941 with the Battleship Vittorio Veneto across the channel after repairs. It is in 1:350 scale and features the Delphis Vittorio Veneto The diorama was made by: Ship Maurizio Maggi : Diorama Alessandro Luciani and Dario Agostinelli with photographs by  Dario Agostinelli. 
The Hunters, Diorama in 1:700 Scale by Dino Carancini - Hunters is the title that Dino Carancini chose for his diorama, the scene is fictional of course, but  it is reasonable, and represents the end of the "hunt". The Type VII U-Boat turns from the hunter to become the hunted, and the Flower corvette crew is trying to help the submarine crew. The corvette is the White Ensign Models 1:700 scale Bluebell and the U-Boat is the 1:700 scale Hasegawa kit. 
A Warm Morning in New London, Diorama in 1:178 Scale by Ken Hart - A Warm Morning at the Sub Base in New London... Three Fleet Boats sit moored to a finger pier...That was the scene Ken Hart had in mind for this diorama. Three of those good ol' Revell GROWLER / FLASHER / LIONFISH kits in 1:178 scale were put to use, with each one of them detailed to represent a different class variation. 
Close Encounter or Chase in the Atlantic - Chase in the Atlantic or Close Encounter, either way a Soviet Oscar II cruises on the surface, closely followed by HMS Manchester, a Type 42 Batch III destroyer. This diorama in 1:700 scale is by Fred Poon. The Oscar II is the Kursk, a Tamiya kit and the Manchester is from S-Mars. 
USS Coronado LPD-11, JAG 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Robert McGhee - Here are photos of a diorama Robert McGhee built for his Brother in Law for Christmas. He served on the USS Coronado in the 70's and invited his sister (my wife) and I to visit in Norfolk. The kit is from JAG in 1:700 scale. 
Landing at Colleville, 1:72 Scale - Diorama by Guy DeLillio - This diorama in 1:72 - 1:76 scale by Guy DeLillio portrays the landings at Colleville. 
Canadians at Juno Beach - LCT IV 1:72 Scale - Diorama by Kerry Jang - Kerry Jang showed this diorama at the recent Vancouver IPMS show and it won three awards: Best Diorama; Best Naval; Best Royal Canadian Navy Subject. He built it as a father & son activity. His son was doing his own diorama on Canadian history - Dieppe. Kerry built mine along side his, and chose Juno Beach. 
Call Sign Monster! PACV Scratch-Built in 1:35 Scale by David Forier - For your review is a Scratch-built PACV in 1/35th scale, built by David Forier. He calls it – Call Sign "Monster".
K.uK. at Sea, SMS Sankt Georg & SMS Aspern, WSW 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Rob Kernaghan - Here are KuK cruisers at sea, built by Rob Kernaghan, as photographed by Peter Fulgoney. The smaller ship is SMS Aspern, which is a conversion of WSW's Zenta kit. and the larger is SMS Sankt Georg, also WSW. Both are in 1/700 scale. The diorama is 16" by 6" and is based on the Austro-Hungarian Navy's visit to New York in 1907. 
Taking It Green! HMS Africa in Heavy Seas, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Diorama by Peter Fulgoney - This diorama is loaded with drama and mood. Peter Fulgoney took the Combrig 1:700 scale kit of HMS King Edward VII and built it as HMS Africa. However, it is the superlative "Heavy Seas" in which the model is placed, which sets it apart from the ordinary. 
HMS Diana 1794, British 38-Gun Frigate, Quarterdeck Diorama, Meteor Productions 1:35 Scale, By Joel Labow - In collaboration with Dave Klaus at Meteor Productions, well known for his resin aftermarket aircraft kits and details, Joel Labow persuaded Dave to introduce a line of nautically oriented kits. The first of these is this model, which represents the quarterdeck of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Diana (38 guns) of 1794. 
U-Boat Loading Torpedoes, Diorama by Michael Golden - Michael Golden wanted to do a harbor scene with a U-Boat. This diorama took one year to finish. The diorama is 48" long and 38" wide. Sea gulls are hand made, along with some of the other details. 
Ordeal of the USS Bunker Hill, Digital Dioramas by Richard Smith - These are a series of dioramas Richard Smith has developed based on the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17). The kit is the 1:700 scale kit of USS Essex produced by Hasegawa. It is painted in MS 21 using 5-N Navy Blue from Model Master paints. Richard produced a series of photos of her at sea and under suicide plane attack on May 11, 1945 and the subsequent efforts to put out the fires and save her.
HMS Kelly as Torpedoed on May 9, 1941, Diorama by Pete Randall - Here is Pete Randall's version of White Ensign Models's 1:700 scale HMS Kelly, showing her after being torpedoed on 9 May 1941. The model is more or less straight out of the box with only some work done on the port side for the torpedo hole damage and the railings and boat davits bent and battered on the starboard side. 
USS Lagarto, Forever on Patrol, Diorama by Mario Grima - In 1944 the Balao class submarine USS Largato went missing in the Gulf of Siam. In May 2005 the wreck of the Lagarto was discovered. This diorama by Mario Grima uses the Revell Lionfish model. The diorama is a speculation of the appearance of the wreck based on diver drawings, the limited three dive photos, and photos of the Lagarto prior to her loss. 
Gator – Amphibious Task Force in 1:700 Scale, Diorama by John C. Goodacre - Three CH-46s are heading to the beach while Marines are loading the LST and LSD in order to get ready to get underway. John Goodacre used the 1:700 scale Newport and Pensacola from JAG and Inchon from Pit-Road for this diorama.
SMS Bosnia, German Repair Ship in Harbor 1917, 1:700 Scale - Dariusz Mazurowski has produced another of his superb dioramas. This time he scratch-built the German repair ship SMS Bosnia. Then he added the destroyer B 98 from a modified NNT kit, plus additional smaller vessels. 
USS Sailfish SS-192, Ex-Squalus, Converted Revell Lionfish 1:178 Scale - This started off as the 1:178 scale model of the USS Lionfish by Revell. However, Richard H. Smith totally reworked the model to portray the earlier Sargo class of submarine. This digital diorama portrays the USS Sailfish SS-192. Originally named the Squalus, the submarine sank in training and was renamed after being raised. As Sailfish, she sank a Japanese carrier. 
SMS Sachsen Under Construction - Four battleships of the German Bayern Class were ordered but only the Bayern and Baden were completed, The other two, Sachsen and Wurttemberg remained unfinished. Dariusz Mazurowski used the 1:700 scale Bayern by WSW as the first building block in this diorama of SMS Sachsen under construction. 
Akagi Sails Again - Richard H. Smith specializes in a unique form of diorama that can be best called the Digital Diorama. In his specialty he combines photographs of his models with scenic photography and adds digital effects. Here is the resurrection of his 1:700 scale Akagi, which he damaged several months ago and then placed back in service. 
SMS Radetzky, K.u.K. Austro-Hungarian Battleship at Pola Harbor, NNT 1:700 Scale - The diorama by Peter Plattner of Vienna features the SMS Radetzky moored at her buoy in Pola harbour. The Radetzky class was the last pre dreadnought battleships of the Austro Hungarian Navy. The major parts of the Radetzky are from the NNT kit in 1:700 scale, a highly recommended kit. Gun barrels are turned from brass. A couple of photo-etched items helped to finish the model. 
Ramming of the PT-109 August 1943 in 1:700 Scale - This diorama depicts the moment before the impact of the Japanese destroyer Amagiri into the PT-109, commanded by John F. Kennedy, in August 1943. Pete Randall used Tamiya Japanese destroyer kits for the Amagiri and the White Ensign Models PT-109
Krasin to the Rescue, Soviet Icebreaker July 11, 1928, Combrig 1:700 Scale - Peter Fulgoney has built the Combrig 1:700 scale kit of the Soviet Icebreaker Krasin to depict her on July 11, 1928. She was already famous for coming to the rescue of ships of many nations, however, the greatest world fame came from the rescue of a crew of an airship. 
USS Patoka AO-0 and the Airship USS Shenandoah, 1:384 Scale - Through the 1920s and early 1930s the USN was strongly in favor of using dirigibles for fleet scouting. The USS Patoka AO-9 was converted into a tender for the rigid frame airships. This model was scratch-built by Dr. C.A. Stern in 1:384 scale and can be found on display in the San Diego Maritime Museum. Photographs are by Bob Crawford. 
Italian 8th Cruiser Division at Navarrino Harbor, Greece, July 1942 - These photographs show the Italian 8th Cruiser Division at Navarrino Harbor, Greece in July 1942. The diorama is in 1:700 scale. The cruisers are RN Giuseppe Garibaldi, produced by Regia Marina and RN Duca D’Aosta, Delphis model Eugenio Di Savoia. The destroyers are RN Alpino and RN Bersagliere and both are from the Delphis Ascari DM009 kit. The models were built by Maurizio Maggi and the diorama of Navarrino Harbor was scratch-built by Alessandro Luciani
Hood in the Denmark Straits - These are some shots of the HMS Hood in a 1:700 scale diorama built by Arne Rolstad. Arne tried to capture the final moments of the "mighty "Ood" battlecruiser, as the last salvo from Bismarck is about to strike her. The model is by Tamyia in 1:700 scale with White Ensign Models photo-etch super-details. 
U-Boat Bunker in 1:700 Scale - This diorama shows a German U-Boat bunker shared with S-Boats. The diorama was built by Dong hwan Seo of the Korea Model Warship Club. Various 1:700 scale models were used for the diorama. From Skywave there was the bunker itself, the S-Boats and the trucks. The U-Boats are from Hasegawa. The tug boat, crane, oil storage tank and factory are from Tamiya. Brass two-rail photo-etch and figures are from Tom's Modelworks
Up Scope! Submarine Action in 1:700 Scale - Using digital editing Richard Smith has created a series of photographs depicting periscope views of submarine attacks in World War Two in the Pacific and the Atlantic. Whether it is a USN Fleet Boat or a Kriegsmarine U-Boat, the surface ship is the target in this series. 
I-68 Under Attack by Avengers - This is the Japanese submarine I-68 produced by Hasegawa in 1:700 scale. The attacking aircraft are Tamiya Avengers. Toms Modelworks photo-etch was used to detail the model. The diorama was built by Dong hwan Seo, who is an active member in the Korea Model Warship Club
U-201 Type VIIC U-Boat in Drydock - Gilles Perez, a ship modeler from France, took the Revell - Germany 1:72 scale Type VIIC U-Boat and used it as the centerpiece of this diorama of the U-201 in dry-dock. If you examine the photographs carefully, you'll find all sorts of fine detail worked into the diorama by Gilles, that makes the scene come alive.
Nagumo's Strike Force in the North Pacific in 1:700 Scale - Richard Smith is back to the Pearl Harbor theme but with the Japanese strike force this time. These models of Akagi, Zuikaku, Soryu, Hiei and Kagero, portray Admiral Nagumo's strike force steaming to Pearl Harbor in rough weather to conceal their approach. 
Heavies of the Regia Marina - Three heavy cruisers of the Regia Marina are the subject of this diorama. RN Zara and RN Pola of the Zara Class and RN Trento of the Trento Class, are all models from Delphis in 1:700 scale. Giampiero Galeotti of Regia Marina built this diorama. 
Ford Island - Pearl Harbor in1:700 Scale - Richard Smith has created a diorama of Pearl Harbor, centered around Ford Island, in 1:700 scale. The centerpiece is a replication of the classic Japanese photograph taken of battleship row, just before the first torpedoes strike USS Oklahoma and USS Nevada. Other photographs show activity in early 1942.
Battle of Midway, 1:700 Scale - This vignette by David LaPell shows a section of the Battle of Midway, depicting the Soryu and Takao under attack. Both models as well as attacking USN aircraft are from Aoshima in 1:700 scale. 
Norfolk Navy Yard 1991 - This diorama features a number of different models in 1:700 scale. Maurizio Chiaro has built a diorama representing the Norfolk Navy Yard in 1991 before Desert Storm. Carriers, destroyers, gators, they're all here getting spruced up. 
Seas of Hard Knox - USS Knox in Heavy Seas - In an extremely dramatic and professional diorama, Rusty White of Flagship Models built the USS Knox, frigate, from White Ensign Models in 1:350 scale into a diorama featuring the frigate encountering very heavy seas. 
Signal Close Action, HMCS Oakville vs. U-94 - This diorama features the Matchbox Flower Class corvette and Amati U-47 to show a classic submarine versus escort duel of the Canadian HMCS Oakville in combat with the U-94. Les Sharcott built this diorama destined for a museum. 
SMS Bayern and SMS M-50 in Harbor - Move over Jim Baumann and Patrizio Carlucci, you have company at the top. Dariusz Mazurowski has produced an exceptional diorama featuring the SMS Bayern from WSW and M-50 Minesweeper from H-P Models, both in 1:700 scale. Both kits were reworked and heavily modified  with some scratch-built parts. 
Schnellboot Lair - Volker Glock decided to build the 1:72 scale Schnellboot S-100 given to him by his children, as part of a diorama. Volker placed this model from Revell-Germany in a pier side setting at low tide, notice sea growth on piles, about to be replenished with supplies and fuel. 
The Battle of the Pacific, Using Models in Digital Photography - Richard Smith has developed some techniques for using model ship kits, props, and digital camera techniques to develop photos depicting ships during the World War II era. The goal is to place the models in a photograph that places the warship in an operational setting. The warship models used by Richard in this set of photographs were not identified but they appear to be in 1:700 scale. 
HMS Furious, Aircraft Carrier 1918 - A carrier with an island in the middle of the flight deck. That is just one of the features of the HMS Furious, in her 1918 fit, that compelled Jim Baumann to build the 1:700 scale kit of Furious, produced by Loose Cannon Productions. This is another article that is of such high quality, that it fits into the aircraft carrier gallery, diorama gallery and aircraft carrier reviews. 
RN Roma, Italian Battleship, Summer 1943 - It is a night in the summer of 1943 and the newest Italian battleship, the RN Roma, is having work done under the lights of the dockyard, as the latest radar is being installed. Patrizio Carlucci has done it again. Many will remember his diorama of Bismarck in the Kiel Canal. This time Patrizio has built the Regia Marina 1:700 scale model of RN Roma, to show her receiving a radar fit at night. So good, it is in the battleship and diorama galleries. 
Happy Times - Building the U-99 - The Revell 1:125 scale U-Boat U-99 was used as the basis for this diorama by Mario Grima. Entitled "Happy Times", it shows the U-Boat under construction at Krupps Shipyard. 
Dawn of Destiny - the Arizona & Vestal - In 1991 artist Tom Freeman completed a painting entitled, Daybreak of Destiny, showing the USS Arizona and USS Vestal minutes before the attack at Pearl harbor. Michael Golden has built this diorama that shows this pair together in 1:350 scale. Using the Banner Arizona and Iron Shipwright Vestal, Mike has his own Dawn of Destiny.
The Recovery: Recovery of Gemini 7 - This diorama by Bob Santos depicts the recovery of the space capsule Gemini 7 on December 18, 1965. The capsule is a modified Revell 1:24 scale model, with everything else being scratch-built. 
Eugene Ely & the Birmingham - In November 1910 Eugene Ely first flew off of a warship of the USN. He took off of the USS Birmingham scout cruiser. Jim Baumann built this diorama centering around the Birmingham from Loose Cannon Models in 1:700 scale.
Okinawa Landings - In another diorama from Bob Harris, he uses 1:350 scale models from Iron Shipwright to build a diorama of the landings at Okinawa in 1945. 
Zuni to the Rescue - Bob Harris built this diorama around the efforts of the USS Zuni ATF-95 to save the USS Reno CL-96. The diorama in 1:350 scale uses resin kits from Blue Water Navy and Iron Shipwright.
The Fleet of Rick Walker - Rick Walker of Lancaster, Kentucky builds in 1:700-720 scales. He also likes to display completed models in Battle Groups. These are some of his models. 
Loss of the Yorktown - Using 1:2400 scale models from GHQ, Robert Swan dramatically shows the sinking of the USS Yorktown CV 5, following the Battle of Midway. 
Wreck of the Arizona - The Revell USS Arizona in 1:426 scale has been around for over a generation. Michael Beaudry used it as the basis for this striking diorama, depicting the Arizona after she had settled on to the seabed of Pearl Harbor.
Sinking of the Szent Istvan - This is a remarkable diorama of the loss of the Austro-Hungarian dreadnought, Szent Istvan. Jim Baumann used the remarkable film footage that captured this event of June 10, 1918 to build the WSW 1:700 model of the Szent Istvan in a moment in time during her sinking. 
1:700th scale sinking ship diorama  #2 #3 #4 by Peter Van Buren (Hasegawa U-Boat & Waterline Tug Boat set)
1:426 USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, #2, #3, #4, #5 by Dave Judy
1:700 IJN Scene (Haguro, Kirishima, Kinu), #2, #3  by Mike Taylor
1:32 26' Motor Whaleboat Rescue Scene, #2, #3 by Bob Santos (Scratchbuilt)
1:350 Dockside Scene by Bob Santos (Iron Shipwright)
1:700 CL Miami and Cannon Class DE, #2 by Mike Taylor (Skywave)
Vietnam Riverine Patrol, #2 by Mike Taylor (Viking Monitor and ASPB)
1:35 Submersible Alvin by Bob Santos
1:32 CSS Hunley, #2, #3 by Bob Santos (Scratchbuilt)
1:400 French Carrier Charles DeGaulle Battle Group, #2 (Heller carrier and L'Arsenal Floreal and Aviso escorts) by Mike Taylor
1:350 Corvettes, #2 by Mike Taylor (3 Iron Shipwright kits)
1:2400 Pearl Harbor Diorama, #2, #3 by Fred Heil (GHQ)
1:1000 Nautilus Ramming Nemo's Ship, #2 by Fred Heil (Lindberg USS Constitution and wargamer Nautilus)
1:2400 IJN Fleet Under Attack, #2, #3, #4 by Fred Heil (GHQ)
1:350 Asheville Class Gunboats by Mike Taylor (JAG Collective)
1/350 PD 487 (Iron Shipwright) Stalks IJN Sub I-1(Combat Subs), #2 by Mike Taylor
I Boat Attack by Mike Taylor
1:350 US Navy refueling diorama circa 1991 by Jon Warneke (Scratchbuilt)
1/32 Vietnam PBR Scene, #2 by Mike Leonard (Peddinghaus)
IJN sub under attack from PT boats (Skywave) by Mike Taylor
T2 Tanker and Liberty Ship in formation by Mike Taylor (Loose Cannon, Skywave)
1/700 Russian guided missile craft diorama by Mike Taylor (DML Nanuchka, Tarantul and Osa)
1/700 Tarawa Class carrier USS Nassau and DDG Arleigh Burke  by Michael Taylor (DML and Skywave)
1/35 Type VIIC U-boat diorama by ? photographed aboard USS Salem (Amati)
1/32 40mm Quad Bofors   AA mount and crew by Bob Santos (scratchbuilt)
1/32 USN 26ft Motor Whaleboat   Diorama by Bob Santos (Scratchbuilt)
1/600 Battle of Mobile Bay 1864, #2 USS Hartford vs CSS Tennessee (Thoroughbred) by Bob Santos
1/700 "Convoy JW58 to Russia, 1944" by Chris Drage 
1/700 Imperial Japanese Navy Diorama by Jim Gordon. 
1/2400 IJN Carrier Diorama by Jim Gordon using GHQ metal cast ships.  Let's get small! 
1/700 HMCS Huron by Chris Drage (Ultracast) 
1/700 HMS Eskimo (2nd battle of Narvik) by Chris Drage 
1/700 RN Diorama (HMS Diadem accompanies HMCS Haida and Huron on a channel sweep) by Chris Drage (Diadem: Skytrex metal kit, Haida & Huron: Ultracast)