75th D-Day anniversary Campaign Pack - Cruel Seas PDFAdd to Wish List
Originally part of our D-Day 75th Anniversary Campaign, these Cruel Seas scenarios allow you to re-enact, or repel, the D-Day landings and battle across the channel for naval supremacy.
Close Quarters! Cruel Seas supplementAdd to Wish List
While gigantic warships stalk the open oceans, engaging enemies over the horizon with their titanic weapons, much smaller craft hug the coastal waters, protecting the land against raids and invasion. Such naval combat was often quick, brutal and decisive. Brave...
Cruel Seas: German U-Boat VIIcAdd to Wish List
The Type VII formed the backbone of Germany’s mighty U-boat fleet throughout the Second World War, sinking vast quantities of Allied shipping but suffering horrific casualties in return. They were the most widely-produced submarines in history. 703 were built, of...
Cruel Seas: Royal Navy T-class submarineAdd to Wish List
The Triton (or “T”) class of submarines played a major role in the Royal Navy’s submarine force during the Second World War. Formidably armed with no fewer than eleven torpedo tubes, a 4-inch deck gun, and an Oerlikon 20mm anti-aircraft...
Cruel Seas: Convoy FreighterAdd to Wish List
All nations relied on the successful shipment of goods, whether those goods be munitions or simply food and clothing. Such vessels would band together in convoys for mutual protection, often accompanied by escorts. Most freighters were practically defenceless against attacking...
Cruel Seas Starter SetAdd to Wish List
There was much confusion in the dogfight that was a WW2 motor torpedo boat battle. Poor visibility, gunfire, smoke and noise could overwhelm the senses of even experienced captains. In ‘Cruel Seas’, things are rather more predictable whilst ensuring the...
Cruel Seas: ML 303 Motor LaunchAdd to Wish List
By far the largest of Royal Navy flotilla vessels were the ML (motor launches), used for a multitude of purposes including harbour defence, anti-submarine work, convoy escorts, minesweeping and air-sea rescue. Crewed by 16 souls, they weighed 85 tonnes and...
Cruel Seas: Fairmile D MTB 624Add to Wish List
The Fairmile company produced a mass production vessel, which had good seagoing qualities and was used also for mine laying. The Fairmile B followed this, 398 being built in the UK, and 180 more in the Commonwealth, an impressive total....
Cruel Seas: Fairmile D MGB 660Add to Wish List
The Fairmile company produced a mass production vessel, which had good seagoing qualities and was used also for mine laying. Their most famous boat was probably the Fairmile D or ‘Dog’ boat, a dual MTB/MGB, possibly the best-armed vessel size for...
Cruel Seas: British Landing Craft Gun (large) Mk IIIAdd to Wish List
The landing craft guns (large) (LCG(L)) was armed with two QF 4.7 inch guns manned by Royal Marine crew, Multiple Oerlikon 20 mm AA guns and 2-pounder pom-poms. These ships were not intended to beach; their mission was all about...
Cruel Seas: Flower-class CorvetteAdd to Wish List
The Flower-class corvette (also known as the Gladiolus class after the lead ship) was a British class ship used to escort Allied convoys and act as an anti-submarine vessel during the Battle of the Atlantic. The original Flower-class Corvettes were...
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic flightAdd to Wish List
The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter was a multi-role aircraft, originally conceived as a heavy fighter variant from the Bristol Beaufort bomber. This particular variant, the Ic, was the coastal command, of which, many were modified to carry bombs for anti-naval...