RESEARCH & PLANS
ever reason you have now found yourself wanting a model
Asheville Class Gunboats. And now what do you do? You can
buy a "sport scale" model kit from Dumas, or order a
fiber pre-made glass hull. The fiber glass hull
leaves the builder to complete the rest of the model
themselves. This is the tougher option but leads
to a much more "scale" model.
The Floating Drydock offers a
set of plans. The "G" series plans are copies of
US Navy "Booklet of General Plans". These plans show
both interior and exterior views. A few of the original
plans have been re-drawn by them due to poor reproduction
quality of the original and some interiors are omitted.
These plans can be used to build a model or used for
research projects. Plans listed are for ships
PG-84, PG-85, PG-88, PG-92. Price range from
$18.00 to $22.00. They also offer online ordering
and have fast shipping. They also offer ordnance
Mosquito Boat Hobbies offers
fiberglass hulls for the PG-84 Asheville Class.
Scales include 1/24th, 1/35th and 1/48th. Hulls
come with a set of builders plans. These
are not complete kits. Most only include the
fiberglass hull. Mosquito Boat Hobbies offers a
few fittings for these hulls.
Lee Upshaw at The Scale Shipyard
PG-84 Asheville Class fiberglass hulls in 1/35th and
1/48th scales. Each hull comes with a set of
plans. These are only the fiberglass hulls
and are not complete kits. Lee also offers a few
fittings for these hulls.
offers a wide selection of fittings in a wide range of
scales. They offer a
Single (S32-18) that I used on my Dumas USS Crockett.
The Scale Shipyard
Mosquito Boat Hobbies
Loyalhanna Dockyard can help you find not only
fittings, but plans, running gear, and other items for your
model. They have allot of items!
Windjammer-Arts offers both naval
and aviation art. They offer model ship plans of PG
The plans are
all general arrangement layouts, consisting of all pertinent
data of the actual ship. PG Class plan plan sheet