FYI: the Cousteau/Sivirine book is available on ABE, Amazon, Alibris, and eBay for prices as low as 35 to 45 USD. Thriftbooks, for one, offers free shipping.
Hello Lars, thank you again for all the kindly-shared "museum tours."
The book: Jacques Cousteau's Calypso , authors Jacques Cousteau and Alexis Sivirine, Harry N Abrams, Inc, Publishers, New York, 1983 ('guess it's not that recent....) 192 pages
Lavish colour, fold-out (4 pages) interior and 5 pages sections interior.
2-page profile of 1942 Minesweeper J-826
2-page profile of Calypso , 1968
4 half-page profiles of Calypso as 1950 coastal ferry, 1954, 1958, 1959 Calypso as research vessel
You could build about 7 variants, at least, using this refereence.
Best of fortune finding one!
Which book do you refer to?
I would like to built Calypso, but in 1/700, i.e. a conversion of Samek's YMS.