Calypso Ship Model Kit – Billing Boats (B560)

Reference Number:

B560 - BIL

Original price was: £580.Current price is: £368.

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Additional information




Hull Type

R/C Compatible


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About the Calypso

Named after a Greek mythological figure, the Calypso was a former British Royal Navy minesweeper. It was later converted into a research vessel for the Oceanographic researcher Jacques Yves-Cousteau.

Launched in 1942, the Calypso certainly had a busy career. This kit will offer the model kit enthusiast a very worthy challenge!

About the manufacturer

Established in the 1950’s by Ejnar Billing, this family company are pioneers in the world of model boat kits. Mr Ejnar created the idea of models as kits, and the ‘plank-on-frame’ concept found on many kits today.

With a focus on quality and making the experience of model ship building easy for everyone, the Billing Boat range is a fantastic way to begin your model building adventure or add to your current collection.

About the Calypso Model Boat Kit 

The Calypso model kit includes everything you need for the ultimate ship building project. As an expert level model, it is the perfect way to challenge your model making skills! At Premier Ship Models, we are passionate and knowledgeable maritime lovers, so we’re confident this kit will have everything you’re looking for. Other details on this kit include…

  • Step by step instruction manual for a streamlined building experience
  • Hull type: pre-built plastic hull
  • Difficulty: expert
  • Laser cut model pieces to allow a more precise final model
  • Includes all parts to complete the model
  • Building tools and accessories not included

Tools for your ship building project

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, having the right tools will make all the difference to your model making adventure. We offer a range of necessary tools including hammers, pins, scissors, needles, acrylic paint, glue and much more. Explore our range of model ship tool kits and discover the right products for the assembly of your model kit.

This Vessel Type is Research Vessel
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