Cruel Seas: German U-Boat VIIcAdd to Wish List
The Type VII formed the backbone of Germany’s mighty U-boat fleet throughout the Second World War, sinking vast quantities of Allied shipping but suffering horrific casualties in return. They were the most widely-produced submarines in history. 703 were built, of...
Cruel Seas: Royal Navy T-class submarineAdd to Wish List
The Triton (or “T”) class of submarines played a major role in the Royal Navy’s submarine force during the Second World War. Formidably armed with no fewer than eleven torpedo tubes, a 4-inch deck gun, and an Oerlikon 20mm anti-aircraft...
Cruel Seas: Convoy FreighterAdd to Wish List
All nations relied on the successful shipment of goods, whether those goods be munitions or simply food and clothing. Such vessels would band together in convoys for mutual protection, often accompanied by escorts. Most freighters were practically defenceless against attacking...
Cruel Seas: ML 303 Motor LaunchAdd to Wish List
By far the largest of Royal Navy flotilla vessels were the ML (motor launches), used for a multitude of purposes including harbour defence, anti-submarine work, convoy escorts, minesweeping and air-sea rescue. Crewed by 16 souls, they weighed 85 tonnes and...
Cruel Seas: Fairmile D MGB 660Add to Wish List
The Fairmile company produced a mass production vessel, which had good seagoing qualities and was used also for mine laying. Their most famous boat was probably the Fairmile D or ‘Dog’ boat, a dual MTB/MGB, possibly the best-armed vessel size for...
Cruel Seas: British Landing Craft Gun (large) Mk IIIAdd to Wish List
The landing craft guns (large) (LCG(L)) was armed with two QF 4.7 inch guns manned by Royal Marine crew, Multiple Oerlikon 20 mm AA guns and 2-pounder pom-poms. These ships were not intended to beach; their mission was all about...
Cruel Seas: Flower-class CorvetteAdd to Wish List
The Flower-class corvette (also known as the Gladiolus class after the lead ship) was a British class ship used to escort Allied convoys and act as an anti-submarine vessel during the Battle of the Atlantic. The original Flower-class Corvettes were...
Kriegsmarine Coastal ForceAdd to Wish List
Combine the complete German Kriegsmarine Fleet with a flotilla of the fast and powerful E-boats, then add in the rules for Cruel Seas with the special U-boat miniature and your Kriegsmarine Coastal Force is ready to head out on aggressive...
Cruel Seas: Linse explosive motorboatAdd to Wish List
Devised in the last years of the war, the Linse boats were one of the Kriegsmarine's last gasps - designed for special operations against Allied shipping in harbour. These 6ft plywood boats operated in squadrons of three, two suicide boats...
Cruel Seas: R-23 R-boatAdd to Wish List
The R-boat, also known as Räumboote in German, was a class of naval vessels originally designed as minesweepers, but their role evolved under fire. Prized for their manoeuvrability and shallow draft, they were perfect for escorting coastal traffic and patrolling...
Kriegsmarine Marinefährprahm F-lighterAdd to Wish List
Originally a converted tank landing craft that was being developed for the Kriegsmarine, The Marinefährprahm F-lighter was up armoured and equipped with the extremely accurate 88mm guns and multiple flak guns. As a result, although slow, the F-lighters were capable...
Cruel Seas: German Siebel Ferry (2)Add to Wish List
Dubbed the Kleine fähre (small ferry) the Siebel ferry would prove it's self a highly useful and adaptable vessel. Aircraft designer Fritz Siebel (A commissioned a colonel in the Luftwaffe) had been assigned his own Sonderkommando (special command) for improvising...
M-Class MinesweeperAdd to Wish List
The M-class were larger ships, equivalent to the RN Corvettes, well-built vessels that were seaworthy and useful ships. They used light flak for defence against aircraft but also packed useful main guns and depth charges to combat submarines. Contains: 1x...
US Coastal Cutter subchaserAdd to Wish List
Submarine chasers were used for destroying German U-boats that were stationed off the coast of the United States (some 67 German U-boats were sunk). In the Pacific Theatre, submarine chasers were used for amphibious landings, courier and escort duty. SC-497-class...