Occre 1/50 Scale Hercules Tug Model Kit

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Occre 1/50 Scale Hercules Tug Model Kit (61002SP)
£264.95 £211.96
Motor Pack (61002-4)
RC Pack for Hercules Tug (61002RC)
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Model Makers Glue Pack (MMGP)
Hobbies Boat Modelling Tool Set (HOB24)
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Occre Hercules Paint Pack (90546)
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Paint and glue is required to complete this model. Not included. Available seperately.
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Occre Hercules 1/50 Scale Model Kit

About the Kit:

  • More than 2100 different pieces.
  • Plank on frame construction
  • Suitable for Radio Control.
  • This model has several openings on the cover to access the Radio Control and motorisation mechanisms.
  • It also contains a propeller for the static display version
  • Includes detailed instructions in 5 languages and parts list
  • Lifetime Warranty (Occre will replace any parts free of charge, no matter the reason a spare is needed)


The kit, in addition to all the parts for its construction, contains the following technical elements for Radio Control:

  • Propeller
  • Propeller shaft
  • Propeller shaft horn with self-lubricating bearings
  • Rudder blade for Radio Control with hull and servo anchoring mechanisms.



  • Scale: 1:50
  • Length 915 mm
  • Height: 420 mm
  • Width: 163 mm
  • Difficulty level: Medium


Motor Pack Contains:

  • High Quality 500 Motor with Mount
  • Couplings & Linkages

The RC Pack contains the following:

(Please click on the links to buy individual items if required)

Model Makers Glue Pack Contains:

  • Deluxe Materials Speed Bond 112g
  • Deluxe Materials Roket Max Thick Cyano (Super glue)

Hobbies Boat Modelling Tool Set Contains:

  • 1 x Plank Bending Tool with Blade
  • 4 x Nylon Grip Clamps
  • 1 x Pen Grip Pin Pusher
  • 1 x Brass Pins For Pin Pusher (Pack of 100)

Occre Hercules Paint Pack Contains:

  • 19141 - Judea Bitumen
  • 19142 - Primer
  • 19300 - White
  • 19301 - Black
  • 19306 - Yellow
  • 19309 - Orange
  • 19310 - Red
  • 19314 - Light Green
  • 19315 - Dark Green
  • 19380 - Gold
  • 19382 - Silver
  • 19383 - Dark Red
  • 19209 - Satin Varnish
  • 19212 - Pine Stain

Please note: These paints are also available individually if you do already own some of these colours. Please click on 'Select Individual Paints Below' to see available colours. 

A little history of the Occre Hercules Tug:

Hercules is a 1907-built steam tugboat now preserved at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in San Francisco, California. Hercules was built in 1907 by John H. Dialogue and Sons, of Camden, New Jersey. She was built for the Shipowners’ and Merchants’ Tugboat Company of San Francisco, as part of their Red Stack Fleet. After completion, Hercules sailed to San Francisco via the Straits of Magellan with her sister ship, Goliah, in tow.

For the first part of her life, Hercules was an oceangoing tug. Because of the prevailing northwest winds, sailing ships often employed Hercules and her sisters on journeys north up the coast from San Francisco. At other times, Hercules was employed towing barges to other ports on the West Coast and to Hawaii, and in transporting equipment for the construction of the Panama Canal.

In 1947, she and the tugboat Monarch were given the task of towing the hulk of the battleship Oklahoma to San Francisco Bay to be scrapped. However, 500 miles from Hawaii, they were struck by a powerful storm and the Oklahoma began taking on water and sinking, threatening to drag the two tugs along with her. While the Monarch managed to release her lines, Hercules could not get free until the last moment, narrowly avoiding being dragged into the deep by the Oklahoma.

The California State Park Foundation acquired Hercules in 1975, and the National Park Service took over her restoration in 1977. In 1986 she was designated a National Historic Landmark. She is now one of the exhibits of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and is to be found moored at the park’s Hyde Street Pier.

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