Submarine tenders (AS) have facilities onboard to provide repair, replace, service, or supply submarine systems as needed, whether at sea or in port. Submarine tenders are essentially complete factories - with pattern shops, foundries, fabrication and machine shops, along with support personnel for all servicing all submarine operating systems. Complete medical and dental facilities are provided, as well as a warehouse of supplies - from toilet paper to torpedoes.
Any service era or vessel configuration - We can build a model of them all - your pick.
|USS Antaeus (AS-21)|
|USS Bushnell (AS-2)||USS Euryale (AS-22)|
|USS Holland (AS-3)||USS Aegir (AS-23)|
|USS Alert (AS-4)||USS Anthedon (AS-24)|
|USS Beaver (AS-5)||USS Apollo (AS-25)|
|USS Camden (AS-6)||USS Clytie (AS-26)|
|USS Rainbow (AS-7)||USS Canopus (AS-27)|
|USS Savannah (AS-8)||USS New England (AS-28)|
|USS Canopus (AS-9)||AS-29 and AS-30 cancelled|
|USS Argonne (AS-10)||USS Hunley (AS-31)|
|USS Fulton (AS-11)||USS Holland (AS-32)|
|USS Sperry (AS-12)||USS Simon Lake (AS-33)|
|USS Griffin (AS-13)||USS Canopus (AS-34)|
|USS Pelias (AS-14)||AS-35 cancelled|
|USS Bushnell (AS-15)||USS L. Y. Spear (AS-36)|
|USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16)||USS Dixon (AS-37)|
|USS Nereus (AS-17)||AS-38 cancelled|
|USS Orion (AS-18)||USS Emory S. Land (AS-39)|
|USS Proteus (AS-19)||USS Frank Cable (AS-40)|
|USS Otus (AS-20)||USS McKee (AS-41)|
We offer our Submarine Tender (AS) Models in several 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 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, a polished mahogany base board, and a name plate. Options include keel block mounting, waterline models, ships seals and ribbons, and weathering paint schemes.
The model build time is generally 16-20 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.
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.
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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