French ministry of defence used to publish these plans but now they shut their servers down. Actif is a steam tug, and the plans are original shipyard blueprints. Unfortunately i couldn’t find any information about this tug. You’ll notice that there are also mine layer rails added to the plans. So probably this tugboat was also used in mine laying operations.
Tag: steam tug
Here comes another scale model tugboat plan set. Hermes is a beautiful twin screw steam tugboat. The plans are clear and detailed. Hermes is also suitable for rc model building. She is a twin screw tug, and this means more fun for RC models. There are also some pictures included with the plans. The plans are in two sheets. Enjoy !
Strongbow paddle steamer tugboat plans
If you are looking for paddle steamer tugboat scale model plans, now you are at the right spot. Strongbow is a beautiful tugboat. The plans also include details of the paddles, and it is a nice challenge to build all working paddle models. You can easily get the mechanic from the plans.
This boat is very suitable for rc model building and would be easier to include radio control features than a propeller equipped ship.
I searched for a real photo of the ship but couldn’t find it. There are pictures of previously built scale models which may also help as a tutorial. You can find some by clicking here. You can also give a shot for the steam engine