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Here is a collection of unsolicited comments received from satisfied customers about White Ensign Models Ltd WEM SERVICE/DELIVERY "I just wanted to pass on a hearty Bravo Zulu from a satisfied customer. I ordered a pair of 1/144 quad 40mm from White Ensign on the 13th and received them today.
Thursday 1st January 1970


 Please note all prices are excluding VAT.  VAT tax is not collected in the US where these items are shipped from. Orders are shipped via the postal service so it is unlikely that VAT will be charged. Other duties may apply depending on the destination.
Thursday 1st January 1970

Nautical Definitions

Twenty years or so ago, I ran across a book in the reference section of the California State Library: Shipbuilding Cyclopedia, edited by F.B Webster, J.L Bates, S.M. Phillips, and A.H. Haag, and published in 1920 by the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company of New York City.
Thursday 1st January 1970

Dealers and Distributors Worldwide

UPDATED 31 MAY 2013   WEM STOCKISTS IN THE UK Antics Ltd., 8 Fairfax Street, BRISTOL, BS1 3DB. Tel: 01179 273744. Dorking Models, 12-13 West Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1BL.  Tel: 01306 881747. NEW Hannants NEW Hobby Box Ltd., 121 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RN.
Thursday 1st January 1970

Camouflage Schemes & Colours

         MODEL COLOURS; Naval, Aviation, Military and Paint Formulae     with Colourcoats references     An A-Z of NAVAL COLOURS     USS ARIZONA     1930s to Early 1941   All vertical surfaces...
Thursday 1st January 1970

Terms & Conditions

About Us At White Ensign Models we try to ensure all our customers are happy with our service. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at Making A Purchase Making a purchase could not be easier.
Thursday 1st January 1970

Tips and Tricks

  STRAIGHTENING WATERLINE RESIN HULLS You will need: 3 small plastic "G" clamps   . A flat-bottomed pan or dish Rubber gloves Boiling Water A hard flat surface such as a kitchen countertop that you can clamp the hull to Method: Place the hull into the pan or dish...
Thursday 1st January 1970


                        This month's masthead photo is HMS Scorpion , and we're pleased to announce that Peter Hall has completed the master patterns for our 1/350 scale HMS Scorpion and HMS Vigilant kits. These have been waiting in the wings for some time now...
Wednesday 1st October 2014

JUNE 2014

                    This month's masthead photo is the new 1/350 scale kit of HMS Roberts, now available. And we have even better news to go with that: Peter Hall has completed the design of PE 35177, specifically designed for the kit: The set will be available next month...
Thursday 5th June 2014

APRIL 2014

This month's masthead photo should offer a clue as to what we have Peter "Mad Pete" Hall working on at present. He's presently well into--and tearing his hair out over--PE sets for the 1/72 scale Victor.           Because of the manner in which this kit has been produced...
Friday 4th April 2014

MARCH 2014

This month's masthead photo is HK Models' new big new 1/32 Gloster Meteor F.4 kit. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter & the Allies' first operational jet aircraft.  The Meteor's evolution was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, advanced by Sir Frank Whittle & his company, Power Jets Ltd.
Wednesday 5th March 2014


This month's masthead photo is HMS Gorleston, a Banff-class escort sloop. She was one of ten U.S. Coast Guard Lake-class cutters--the entire class--transferred to the Royal Navy in 1941 under the provisions of Lend-Lease. The ships were better sea-boats than the more well-known 4-stack destroyers transferred under Lend-Lease...
Tuesday 4th February 2014


It's the start of a new year (and in 12 months we'll be asking again where the heck it went!). Snow is falling here in West Virginia and we're headed for some seriously cold weather. But that aside, the whole WEM team would like to wish a Happy New Year to everyone. Outside it may be snowing...
Thursday 2nd January 2014


          If it's November, that means it must be time for Scale Model World at Telford! This year's event will be held on 9 & 10 November. If you have never attended, you've missed one of the world's great model shows: vendors, SIG displays, demonstrations, competitions...
Friday 1st November 2013


          Our masthead image for September is HMS Scorpion (G72). We now have our 1/700 kit of her in production, priced at £33.50 including VAT. You can place your order for kit K 762 here! And with the 1/700 version in production, can our 1/350 kit (K 3576) be far behind?
Tuesday 3rd September 2013



          Our masthead photo for July is HMS Glamorgan, which just happens to be the subject of the latest 1/350 scale release from Peter Hall's Atlantic Models, priced at £209.99 including VAT. It's shipping now and going fast, so order now to avoid missing out!
Tuesday 2nd July 2013


          Something a little different for this month's masthead photo. We're adding a new line of kits from F4 Models: flight deck tractors in 1/48 and 1/72 scales and for various navies. Now you can add a bit of visual interest to your naval aircraft, or build a flight deck diorama.
Wednesday 1st May 2013


          This month's masthead pic is HMS Hadleigh Castle, commissioned in 1943 as one of the 53 Castle-class corvettes built as an improvement on the Flower-class corvettes, by shipyards to small to build River-class frigates. We'll let you ponder why we might be displaying this photo.
Friday 5th April 2013