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by Vegaskip
Sat May 30, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Uruguay Star
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Uruguay Star

Uruguay Star in the Southern ocean with accompanying Albatross.
W/C 14” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri May 29, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: South of Kerguelene
Replies: 0
Views: 25

South of Kerguelene

South of Kerguelene windjammer in the roaring forties.
w/c 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Thu May 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Breden
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Breden

Hill class Trawler HMS Breden Doing a bit of 'self maintenance' when she got emergency sailing orders. Unfortunately she was lost 8 Feb 1943.
W/C 11” X 9”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 24, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Glengree
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Glengree

Glengree (480tons).one of THE ALLIANCE & DUBLIN CONSUMERS GAS CO. coal boats. Supplied Coal from the UK to Dublin for conversation to Gas
W/C 11” X 8”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri May 22, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: East Coast Convoy
Replies: 0
Views: 22

East Coast Convoy

East Coast convoy under air attack. One ship torpedoed, and a couple of near misses
. At least one He111 won’t be making it back to base
W/C 14” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu May 21, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hudson
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Hudson

RAF Coastal Command Hudson drops an ‘Airborne Lifeboat' to a downed crew somewhere wet! Designed by Uffa Fox, they could be carried by several types of a/c Sorry about quality of photo
w/c 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Tue May 19, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Moncton
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Moncton

Based on HMCS Moncton before conversion to long foc'sl
W/C 9.5” X 6.5”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 17, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Brest
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Brest

Blockading Brest during the Napoleonic Wars. A Brig brings in a captured French Lugger.
W/C 14” 10”
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by Vegaskip
Wed May 13, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Top Up
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Top Up

HMS Valiant refuels a destroyer while under way. Fleet Carrier and two escorts in company
Watercolour 9.5“ X 7”

Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon May 11, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Tunsberg Castle
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Tunsberg Castle

Castle Class Corvette/Frigate HMNoS Tunsberg Castle. unfortunately didn’t last long in service. She was mined on Dec 12 1944 off Båtsfjord, Norway with th loss of 5 crew.
Watercolour 14” X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 10, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Estury
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Estury

Morning breeze clearing a fog bank in an estuary early 20th century
W/C 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 10, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Tug
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Tug

Samson class Fleet Tug
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 10, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mersey Departure
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Mersey Departure

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HMShips Starling and Wild Goose Set out for another U boat hunt While a Norwegian Tanker heads upstream With another cargo to help 'The Few' to keep flying.
14” X 9” watercolour.
by Vegaskip
Fri May 01, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Corinthic
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Corinthic

White Star Liner Corinthic in 'Dazzle' camouflage
Watercolour 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: AMC Otranto
Replies: 0
Views: 127

AMC Otranto

Afternoon Quickie. L to R HM Ships Glasgow, Otranto and Good Hope. Just before the Battle of Coronel
W/C 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: HMS Black Joke
Replies: 0
Views: 133

HMS Black Joke

Royal Navy Brig HMS Black Joke intercepts a Spanish 'Slaver' off the west coast of Africa. 'Black Joke', probably built in Baltimore, was captured by the British and became part of the 'West Africa' squadron suppressing the Slave Trade. She went on to become one of the most successful ships in the S...
by Vegaskip
Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Glen Avon
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Glen Avon

HMS GLENAVON. Paddle Minesweepers head out for the morning 'sweep' passed a 'Bar Boat' working on moorings.
W/C 15” X10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Thoroughbred to Carthorse
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Thoroughbred to Carthorse

Once a crack Tea Clipper 'Cutty Sark' seen here as 'Ferreira' a Barquentine in Portuguese service. Now restored and preserved at Greenwich on the River Thames
w/c 14” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Short Shirt
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Short Shirt

Afternoon Quickie
Cutty Sark drying her sails.
19” X 7”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Fear Nothing
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Fear Nothing

HMS Dreadnought docking assisted by Tugs
14” X 10” watercolour
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sweepers
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Sweepers

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Minesweeping Trawlers 'Ben Dearg' and 'Cardiff Castle' return to Base.
W/C 11” X 9”
by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Contact
Replies: 0
Views: 134

Contact

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HMS Alisma drops a pattern of Depth charges
w/c 11” X 9”
by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Wolfe
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Wolfe

Depot ship HMS WOLFE , two T class submarines, a TID Tug and a Rescue Tug and Swordfish with Sea Boots
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W/C 14” X 10”
by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: HMS ACUTE
Replies: 0
Views: 123

HMS ACUTE

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Painting finished, based on 'Fort Grahame' and HMS Acute J106
by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Coldstreamer
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Coldstreamer

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HMTrawler Coldstreamer, ‘military' class Trawler of WW2
Watercolour 14.5” X 10.5”
by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Schooner
Replies: 0
Views: 1075

The Schooner

With Albatross
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by Vegaskip
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Homeward Bound
Replies: 0
Views: 773

Homeward Bound

The Ship Alice with a couple of inshore fishing boats of a coast.
w/C 14” X10”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Anna
Replies: 0
Views: 688

Anna

Norwegian Steamer Anna loaded with Timber in a gale. 1917 she was stopped and boarded by U16 on a voyage from Almeria to Glasgow with Esparto Grass. She was sunk by scuttling, no casualties.
W/C 10” X 7”
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by Vegaskip
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Boating!
Replies: 0
Views: 607

Boating!

Ship's Lifeboat.Somewhere. Mid ocean. Any ocean. War or Peace. Remember!.
W/C 15” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Pit Props
Replies: 0
Views: 572

Pit Props

Return Convoy. Steamer with a Deck Cargo of timber from Northern Russia. With escorting Corvette. Timber for 'Pit Props', was vital for the coal mines. Coal was essential to fuel the factories and and heat the homes of Britain. The former supply from Scandinavia and the Baltic countries, was no long...
by Vegaskip
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hope
Replies: 0
Views: 860

Hope

Schooner 'Hope' passes a Sailing Trawler somewhere near the Dogger Bank
W/C 14.5 X 10.5”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Alisma
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Alisma

The Corvette 'Alisma' encourages this Norwegian tanker on yet another Atlantic Convoy
W/C 14.5” X 10.5”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Afternoon Quickie
Replies: 0
Views: 809

Afternoon Quickie

A 'Ship Sloop Of War' and a Cutter on patrol in the Napoleonic era.
Watercolour 10” X 7”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Coal on the Beach
Replies: 0
Views: 806

Coal on the Beach

Puffer unloading coal on the beach at low tide, in the Highlands and Island of. Scotland.
W/C 15” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Grey Rover
Replies: 0
Views: 788

Grey Rover

Yesterday’s little 'adventure' (goes with the local weather) Grey Rover punching on.
W/C 15” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Rajula
Replies: 0
Views: 886

Rajula

British India steamer RAJULA at Hong Kong
W/C15” X 11’
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by Vegaskip
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Task Force
Replies: 0
Views: 1179

Task Force

Going places. A CVL, CC, two BB's and some DD's roughing it a bit in WW2
w/c 15” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Buccaneer
Replies: 0
Views: 867

Buccaneer

Woooosh!
FAA Buccaneer in the USA. Exercise Red Flag? (Probably not this a/c but FAA Buccaneers did take part.
W/C 15” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Round up
Replies: 0
Views: 807

Round up

HMCS Sea Cliff checking up on Convoy stragglers. Based on a well known photo of Sea Cliff.
W/C 15” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Murmansk
Replies: 0
Views: 814

Murmansk

Murmansk!
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: USS Taurus
Replies: 0
Views: 1927

USS Taurus

USS Taurus (AF-25), formerly SS San Benito, was a refrigerated banana boat of the United Fruit Company that may have been the first merchant ship to be built with turbo-electric transmission. From October 1942 to December 1945 she was a United States Navy stores ship in the Pacific Ocean theatre of ...
by Vegaskip
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 'Twerking'
Replies: 0
Views: 1120

'Twerking'

H.M. Armed Trawler King Sol exposes her prop in a drop of ruffers!
Watercolour 10.5 X 7.5 inches
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Debrett
Replies: 0
Views: 1102

Debrett

Lamport & Holt Motorship 'Debrett' In Convoy 1942.
Watercolour 11 X 7 inches
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 3rd Sept
Replies: 0
Views: 1084

3rd Sept

Oil Tanker in the Suez Canal The third of September is Merchant Navy Day in the UK. 'Lest we Forget' Most commodities, materials and a good amount of food, reaching the average household, at one time or an other have traveled in a ship. Take for instance your car. The ore, it is made from. The fuel ...
by Vegaskip
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Baron Pentland
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

Baron Pentland

Baron Pentland BARON PENTLAND SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 3,410 tons built in 1927. On the 19th September 1941 when on route from St John (n.B.) for Hartlepool In Convoy SC-42 as a straggler and carrying a cargo of 1,512 standards lumber she was torpedoed by German submarine U-652. The BARON P...
by Vegaskip
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sea King
Replies: 0
Views: 1136

Sea King

Royal Navy Sea King Search and Rescue having a bumpy flight
W/C 15 X 11 inches
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by Vegaskip
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Broken
Replies: 0
Views: 1180

Broken

Saw a nice picture of cliffs so had to 'have a go' but of course I need I’d a ship. No idea of her name, but the incident is from my imagination
W/C 11 X 9 inches
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by Vegaskip
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Romeo
Replies: 0
Views: 1400

Romeo

Afternoon Quickie.The Project 633 class (known in the West by its NATO reporting name as the Romeo class)
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by Vegaskip
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Bit of a Blow
Replies: 0
Views: 1345

Bit of a Blow

Two Sailing Trawlers in a stiff breeze
W/C 11” X 8”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Fennel
Replies: 0
Views: 1276

Fennel

HMCS Fennel a flower class Corvette helped keep the supply lines open.
W/C 12” X 9”
Jim
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