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Naval Battle of the Azores
The naval battle that never was... The Kriegsmarine fights the Royal Navy in the atlantic ocean
About this creation
Last year, I built the Gualdim Pais Battlecruiser. This year, I build two different fleets...

Most of the ships that you see in this battle never existed or where never finished in time to take part in the war.
In this ALTERNATE WORLD, the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) leaves the Reich.
The Germans have 14 battleships, 6 battlecruisers, 5 carriers, 30 light and heavy cruisers and 20 ocean destroyers.
In this display, I have 2 battleships, 1 battlecruiser, one heavy cruiser, one light cruiser, one carrier, one destroyer and 5 torpedo boots.

The british have 17 battleships, 3 battlecruisers, 4 carriers, 34 light and heavy cruisers and 32 ocean destroyers.
In this display, I have 2 battleships, 1 battlecruiser, 1 carrier and 1 light cruiser.


The story of the largest naval battle in the Atlantic ocean will soon come, with photoshop pictures.

Royal Navy

Battleship Warspite

Armament: 8 381mm (15") guns + 16 134mm (5,25") guns.
(This version of the ship has improved AA guns);

Light cruiser Ajax

Armament: 8 152mm (6") guns + 8 114mm (4,5") guns.

Aircraft Carrier Ark Royal

Armament: 16 134mm (5,25") guns.
(This version of the ship has improved AA guns);

Battlecruiser Hood

Armament: 8 457mm (18") guns + 8 152mm (6") guns + 14 114mm (4,5").
(This version of the ship has 8 457mm (18") instead of the 8 381mm (15")).

Battleship Prince of Wales

Armament: 12 356mm (14") guns + 16 134mm (5,25") guns;
(This version has 3 quadruple main gun turrets instead of the two quadruple and the one double).

Kriegsmarine

Battleship Aesir

Armament: 8 508mm (20") guns + 18 150mm (5,9") guns + 24 128mm (5,04").
This is the my version of the H-44 battleship.

Aircraft Carrier Graf Zeppelin

Armament: 16 150mm (5,9") guns + 12 128mm (5,04").

Battlecruiser Muller

Armament: 9 350mm (13,75") guns + 8 150mm (5,9") guns + 8 128mm (5,04").
This is an improved version of the Deutschland pocket battleship.

Other ships

From above to below, the battleship Moltke, the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen and the large oceanic destroyer SP-1.

4 Heinkels He-118 attack the british battlecruiser Hood


And a similar group of british Fairey Swordfish attacks with torpedos the battleship Aesir.




More pictures here
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What should I build for the next year?

Eínon



Comments

 I made it 
  August 27, 2012
Quoting Matthew Oh Stunning, absolutely stunning! I love the ships! The aircraft carriers have to be ly favorite! Superb job!
Thanks Matthew! ^^
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  August 24, 2012
Stunning, absolutely stunning! I love the ships! The aircraft carriers have to be ly favorite! Superb job!
 I made it 
  May 1, 2012
Quoting aiden thyer That is an awesome build. I think next year you should make a December 7th 1941 Pearl Harbor scene with Battleship row in detail. That would be AWESOME!
A VERY interesting idea aiden thyer. Who knows? ^^ Thanks for your comment and the idea.
 I like it 
  April 29, 2012
That is an awesome build. I think next year you should make a December 7th 1941 Pearl Harbor scene with Battleship row in detail. That would be AWESOME!
 I made it 
  April 12, 2012
Quoting Mike C You have amazing talent and skill. Really great looking builds.
Thanks Mike C. You also have lot´s of skill in your works!
 I like it 
  April 12, 2012
EPIC and brilliant!! Impressive builds.
 I like it 
  April 12, 2012
Good stuff
 I like it 
  April 12, 2012
You have amazing talent and skill. Really great looking builds.
 I made it 
  April 1, 2012
Quoting Builder Allan Very cool build! The ships are nicely scaled to each other and you have squeezed a lot of details into them compared to the scale they're in. Well done :-) And thanks for your comment!
Thanks Builder Allan! No problem! ^^
 I like it 
  April 1, 2012
Very cool build! The ships are nicely scaled to each other and you have squeezed a lot of details into them compared to the scale they're in. Well done :-) And thanks for your comment!
 I made it 
  March 30, 2012
Quoting Daniel Brilliant The number of ships and the detail of the ship movements is great. My family is actually from the Azores, so extra points for family interest.
Thanks Daniel. I made this project almost three years ago so I´m trying to evolve the quality. Nice to hear that your family is from Azores, I live in Portugal. ^^ Thanks again!
 I like it 
  March 29, 2012
The number of ships and the detail of the ship movements is great. My family is actually from the Azores, so extra points for family interest.
 I like it 
  January 21, 2012
It's just.....fantastic!!!!
 I like it 
  December 23, 2011
very nice works
 I made it 
  November 26, 2011
Quoting Achintya Prasad That is a real frenzy. So cool! And thanks for adding me as a favorite builder, traffic on my page is slow. If there is any traffic.
Thanks for your comment. ^^ I like a lot your star wars and star trek spaceships.
 I like it 
  November 25, 2011
That is a real frenzy. So cool! And thanks for adding me as a favorite builder, traffic on my page is slow. If there is any traffic.
  May 14, 2011
herro it is me, Ive invited you to ma group> :]and you SHOULD BUILD a bismarck so ya could make it fight da hood...:|
 I like it 
  December 28, 2010
I like all your ships, they are much more deatailed than mine is, and thanks for comenting on my moc.
  December 6, 2010
i think next year you should build an american vs japenese with kamikaze flying into americans p.s ww2
 I like it 
  October 26, 2010
Sweet, that is a epic MOC. I like all the details that you put on to every ship.
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  October 7, 2010
Now that is simply impressive. Such great attention to detail on every ship. Masterful.
 I made it 
  October 5, 2010
Quoting Alan Crisp I like the fact that the Graf Zeppelin looks to be a flat-top, rather than a true carrier. I can't remember whether the Ark Royal was a true carrier or a flat top. And it is cool that you have the Hood in this battle.
Well, you can see all the ships that I have built here: http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/224703 And yes, I have built the Hood, and if you want me to build a modern warship, just ask me! ^^
 I like it 
  October 5, 2010
I like the fact that the Graf Zeppelin looks to be a flat-top, rather than a true carrier. I can't remember whether the Ark Royal was a true carrier or a flat top. And it is cool that you have the Hood in this battle.
 I like it 
  October 4, 2010
Awesome! I love the special effects! Nice ships too!
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  September 24, 2010
Great job, im speechless
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  September 15, 2010
nice job, mabey you could make it look like a ship is sinking
 I like it 
  September 15, 2010
I like the camo schemes
João Eínon
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Manthan Dutta
  August 29, 2010
This is very very very cool. I wish had enough parts to build that.
 I like it 
  June 10, 2010
looks great!
João Eínon
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Dave and John Xandegar
  June 8, 2010
Nicely done, Joäo! Some terrific builds with a great presentation and storyline! I actually had the pleasure of touring the Ark Royal when I was younger. John and I wish you best of luck with the exhibit...super job!!
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
At first I thought all the blue were legos and that you were crazy with that many blue pieces but great ships very cool.
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
At first I thought all the blue were legos and that you were crazy with that many blue pieces but great ships very cool.
 I made it 
  June 8, 2010
Thanks a lot! It´s the people like you all that make me want to build more, more and more! ^^ Thanks everybody! _ Eínon
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
These are all very very good! 7/5 work!
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  June 8, 2010
Hit, you sank my battleship. Very cool display, nice to see so many ships together.
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
Awsome! very nice details and the ships are amazing, I built a ship in minifig scale check it out if you want.
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
Quite a display. The ships are great but the details like the wakes and the big splashes bring it to life. Nice work!
 I like it 
  June 8, 2010
Amazing... this is truly the best MOC I have ever viewed excellent detail.
 I made it 
  June 7, 2010
Quoting Mr. Inkognito A huge fleet. And the ships are very nice. Personally I like the Graf Zeppelin most. And of course the details like the smoke, the gunfire and the water fountains. What a pity that Portugal is so far away ....
Thanks a lot for your opinion Mr. Inkognito! And thanks for promoting our big event! I feel honored ^^ Eínon
 I like it 
  June 7, 2010
A huge fleet. And the ships are very nice. Personally I like the Graf Zeppelin most. And of course the details like the smoke, the gunfire and the water fountains. What a pity that Portugal is so far away ....
 
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