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Destroyer Escort Models
We offer true museum quality destroyer escort models
ANY Class or ANY Service Era
ANY SIZE or SCALE model desired!
We offer our Destroyer Escort Models in several popular size/scale offerings for easy ordering and selection. However, if you would like your model made in a size other than those sizes listed, please contact us with your request. Custom orders are our specialty!
Our Destroyer Escort models are made-to-order, meaning that we do not stock any pre-made models. Only when a customer tells us the size and/or scale desired do we build the model. Each model is exquisitely crafted by our master model builders and comes fully assembled with a solid hull - hand carved from kiln-dried mahogany. Other parts are made from a variety of woods, putty, resin and metals. Every model includes pedestals, mounted on a polished mahogany base board. Other options include keel block mounting, waterline models, nameplates, ships seals and ribbons, and weathering paint schemes. Any service era or vessel configuration - We can build a model of them all - your pick.
The model build time is generally 16 weeks from receipt of the order and deposit. The normal procedure is a 50% deposit with the commissioning, with the balance due prior to shipping. Note that prior to shipping, we take a series of photos of the model and send them to you for final review and approval – so you know exactly what your model will look like and allow for any necessary modifications. Once you have approved your model, we’ll collect the final balance and she will be shipped in a robust shipping crate and insured for your protection.
We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: In the unlikely event you are not completely satisfied with your model and wish to return it, notify us within 7 days of the model delivery and we will issue a refund or exchange.
Don't settle for a poor quality model and customer service. When it comes to ship models, there is a huge difference in quality, detail, customer service and workmanship among vendors. Our master model makers, some with over 20 years in the business, skillfully create display models that capture every detail of each vessel. We offer our customers true museum quality replica models you'll be proud to display for generations.
FREE SHIPPING in the USA - Note that our model prices include shipping and insurance within the USA.
Shipping costs outside the USA will depend on the model size ordered and shipping destination. You will be responsible for any applicable taxes or duties, based on the commercial invoice value for the model.
Plus NO SALES TAX (except for California residents)
ALL US Navy Destroyer Escort Model Ship Classes Are Available:
ANY US Navy Destroyer Escort!
LIST OF US NAVY DESTROYER ESCORTS BUILT
|April 15, 1943
|April 30, 1943
|September 26, 1943
|April 10, 1943
|May 15, 1944
|John C. Butler
|John C. Butler
|March 31 1944
|June 3, 1954
|February 10, 1959
In 1975 all Destroyer Escorts then in commission were redesignated Frigates (FF) and the type name "DE" was discontinued by the US Navy. The Bronstein, Garcia and Knox destroyer escort classes were later redesignated as Frigates.
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If you don't see the specific vessel you are looking for - Just ask!
Our extensive naval warship plan library has plans for just about every modern naval warship ever built.
Also visit our Destroyer Model page for more classes and selections.
Add a museum-like touch to your model display - Consider our protective display case option. Keep fingers and dust away - forever! Please visit our Display Case page to see our selection.
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