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Hello all, today we have a new Warship! DNS Archer, a late WW2 Era Heavy Cruiser
About this creation
Template for this was the Des Moines class US Heavy Cruiser, unfortunately, i didn't have parts for the 5" secondary batteries

Theres also an LDD file at the end.


Length: 109 studs
Beam: 12 studs
Height: 31 studs
Draft: 3 studs (4 studs limit)
Weight: 1.5 Kg (19k tonnes)


3* triple 8" (200mm)
18* quad 40mm

3* 38k SHP marine deisel engines
3 shafts

Speed: 31 knots
Range: 10k nm @ 15 knots


Belt: 150mm
Turret: 200mm
Deck: 90mm
Bulkhead 130mm






Forward Main Battery

Quad 40mm mount on top of B turret

As usual the guns rotate and elevate

Another angle

Max angle

Range finder

More quad 40mm mounts

Conning tower and forward fire director

Radar and other sensory equipment




Wind vane

Aft fire director

Even more 40mm mounts

Aft main battery

Aft main battery max angle

Rearmost quad 40mm mounts

Rudder and propellers

From the side

As you can see there are 3 props and a single large rudder


As usual, the rudder can rotate


Max angle all guns


Pictures from different angles

Under construction:


Building instructions
Download building instructions (LEGO Digital Designer)


manthanboeing MAD
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Stephan N
  February 28, 2014
This looks really great, a lot of detail. Beautiful ship
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  February 5, 2014
Nice work Manthan! I love the use of Minifigures to help slim down the larger elements midships. It seems like you're also amassing a large navy :-D
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