Forward Lower Battery (Gun) Deck
The same was done for the front of the hull. As with the aft gun deck, this gave me a perfectly flat surface to glue the casemates onto. You can see here that they have been glued into position on the lower battery deck.

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Connecting the Batteries to the Bow & Stern
Now I was able to add the section that connects the forward and aft casemates with the bow and the stern. This is the last thing I had to do for basic hull construction.

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Basic Construction Completed
This is a poor photo, but it shows that the hull now looks like a battleship (almost) and is ready for final preparation for painting.

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