Boston Typhoon
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About the model

An atmospheric model to test the ability of the more experienced builder, but equally within the limits of the more accomplished beginner.
Boston Typhoon is one of the more popular models in our range, just take a look at the photographs opposite and you will see why.


Bristling with detail this model is a builders dream, a superb model of a very evocative subject.

Prototype history [click]

Boston typhoon had a long and varied career. Built at Lowestoft during 1948, with the official number of FD 272 with an overall length of 137 feet.

After five years service she was sold to Norway in 1953 and renames "Rollanes". She served for a further fourteen years under this guise before eventually being scrapped in 1967.

Model specifications [click]

Scale: 1:32

Length: 55.5 inches (1410 mm)


Suitable for static display, free running or 2 plus function radio control under electric or steam power

What's in the kit [click]

Kit contains:

  • GRP Moulded hull and ships boats complete with superb surface detail
  • Printed wood
  • Over 1,300 white metal fittings
  • All necessary wood, cordage, tube etc
  • Full size drawing & instruction book
  • Colour photo pack
  • Propshaft & propeller

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