Ships

Cargo Ship “Marathon”

In 2004, I decided to try and scratch-build a “tramp steamer” or a small cargo ship. The inspiration came from several sources; Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”(although that wasn’t a steamer), the first Indiana Jones movie, and some B&W movies from the 1930s and 40s, like “Passage to Marseille” with Humphrey Bogart. It featured an old,

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