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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Schooner
Replies: 0
Views: 19

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: 157

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: 187

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: 177

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: 159

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: 397

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: 253

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: 409

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: 393

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: 391

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: 501

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: 747

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: 474

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: 424

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: 427

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: 1537

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: 735

'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: 728

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: 729

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: 688

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: 759

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: 814

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: 985

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: 932

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: 894

Fennel

HMCS Fennel a flower class Corvette helped keep the supply lines open.
W/C 12” X 9”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Gourock
Replies: 0
Views: 919

Gourock

Gourock, and the Tail o' the Bank on the river Clyde. Convoy assembly point and escort base during WW2
W/C 15.5” X 11.5”
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by Vegaskip
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Puffer
Replies: 0
Views: 845

The Puffer

Off the Tail o' the Bank WW2
Watercolour 11” X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Aftermath
Replies: 0
Views: 938

Aftermath

Four masted barque 'Pinmore' with heavy weather damage to her masts and spars.
An interesting career worth looking up
. Watercolour 420mm X 297mm
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Men o'War
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

Men o'War

A Gun Brig rakes a Privateer in the Transom as she passes round her stern. Withering Fire brings down her Main Mast taking her Foretop Mast with it. Soon it will be “ Away boarders away”
Watercolour 16” X 12”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Evening Departure
Replies: 0
Views: 1253

Evening Departure

Somewhere on the Thames a long time ago.
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by Vegaskip
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: New York
Replies: 0
Views: 1124

New York

Miss Liberty still covered in scaffolding. Typical harbour traffic.
W/C 16” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Roughers
Replies: 2
Views: 2808

Re: Roughers

I wouldn’t know! I only went with the info with the reference photo. I suppose I should have just left it as 'Two Ships in a Rough Sea'.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Ranpura
Replies: 0
Views: 1066

Ranpura

P&O Liner Ranpura as an Armed Merchant Cruiser escorting a Convoy
W/C 12” X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hove To
Replies: 0
Views: 1227

Hove To

Hove to, waiting for the Pilot. painted today 15” X 12” Watercolour.
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by Vegaskip
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: D Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1245

D Day

Today is the 75th anniversary of the start of the Liberation of Europe by the Allies during The Second World War.
One of the Beaches.
To them all “THANK YOU”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri May 24, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sáo Ruy
Replies: 0
Views: 1486

Sáo Ruy

Portuguese fishing vessel Sáo Ruy launches her Dory’s off Newfoundland in days long gone.
Watercolour 15” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed May 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hay Barge
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

Hay Barge

Hay Barge
W/C 10” X 8”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon May 20, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: SPRAY
Replies: 0
Views: 1073

SPRAY

Russel & Co Aberdeen 1932 Ellis & MacHardy SPRAY 1932-1962. 1963 SIMOUN 02/09/76 Fire at Latakia
12/76 Broken up at Perama
Watercolour 13”X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun May 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Doing business
Replies: 0
Views: 1097

Doing business

Brocklebank steamer Makalla, passing a Trawler. Both ,”Doing business on great waters”
Watercolour 11” X 9”
by Vegaskip
Sat May 18, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Foggy Thames
Replies: 0
Views: 1070

Foggy Thames

Afternoon quickie
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed May 15, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Morning Roundup
Replies: 0
Views: 1137

Morning Roundup

L to R Empire Steel Head ; HMCS Esquimalt; T2Tanker Capitol Reef. In Convoy
Watercolour 15” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue May 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Red Flag
Replies: 0
Views: 1161

Red Flag

Exercise Red Flag.Quickie done this morning
“ at 10 feet we were leaving a mini sand storm, so we gained altitude to 20 feet”
14” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat May 11, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Study
Replies: 0
Views: 1158

Study

Northern Gem Just felt like painting the ship, I like the 'pose'. Good practice for filling in the bits you can’t see, all about suggestion. I wasn’t paying attention when rigging the foremast, however if you don’t know Trawlers you probably won’t notice. Jim Ps this was written for posting on 'art'...
by Vegaskip
Fri May 10, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Demob!
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

Demob!

After WW2. HMS Northern Wave (and her sisters) returned to their peace time occupation of Deep Sea Fishing. They hunted fish in the same waters they had hunted U Boats. Although now they didn’t have to face Bombs and Torpedoes, they still had the old enemies of the cold and the sea. Now it wasn’t Ca...
by Vegaskip
Tue May 07, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dexterous
Replies: 0
Views: 1144

Dexterous

HMS DEXTEROUS not an actual event, but I’m sure typical of many.
W/C 15” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Kamikaze
Replies: 0
Views: 1162

Kamikaze

09 May 1945 HMS Formidable was hit by a Kamikaze.
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by Vegaskip
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: ANZAC Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

ANZAC Day

Today is ANZAC Day the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. Particularly remembered in Australia and New Zealand. Something to stir a bit of history, a small event during the campaign. HMS Albion HMS Canopus tows Albion off a sandbank off Gaba Tepe in the Dardanelles, HMS Lord Nelson approaching t...
by Vegaskip
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Aultbea
Replies: 0
Views: 1374

Aultbea

Dusk at Aultbea Pier Loch Ewe with Convoy assembling in the background.
W/C 15” X 9”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Scapa Flow
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

Scapa Flow

2. At dusk on 16 March an attack was made on Scapa by 15 enemy bombers operating in small groups, and continued from 7:45pm until 9pm 3. It is reported that only the first wave of five aircraft attacked ships in the harbour, dropping about 20 bombs. This attack came in low and climbed on reaching Sc...
by Vegaskip
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Kingston Olivine
Replies: 0
Views: 1355

Kingston Olivine

HMS Kingston Olivine shepherding some of her flock
11.5” X 9.5”
Jim
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