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by Vegaskip
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Uganda
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Uganda

Hospital Ship UGANDA with a Chinook Helicopter unloading casualties off the Falkland Islands In 1982 while a Royal Navy WESSEX awaits its turn
W/C 16” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sunday Afternoon
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Sunday Afternoon

No particular shipwreck, but everything is based on many similar events.
16” X 11” w/c
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Lower Thames
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Lower Thames

Dredger and Hay Barge
16.5” X 11.5”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dredging
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Dredging

Shipping in an Estuary early 20th century.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Typhoon
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Typhoon

Two 6Sqdn Typhoons on low level exercise.
Jim
“This Way”
“No this way”
“No it’s definitely this way”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Landscape wit Drystane Dyke
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Landscape wit Drystane Dyke

Buccaneer '530' of 12 Squadron near St Fink Rattray, Blairgowrie. Autumn 1988. Bought second hand . High mileage but professionally maintained, good little runabout.
Watercolour 16” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: When the Yellow's on the Broom
Replies: 0
Views: 308

When the Yellow's on the Broom

Army Air Corps 'Scout'AH1 of 666 sqd over what is now part Dunkeld Golf Club. The Loch of the Lowes in the back ground
W/C 17” X 12”
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by Vegaskip
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Deer Hunter?
Replies: 0
Views: 256

The Deer Hunter?

Tornado GR4 of 617 Sqd at Craig a Barns near Dunkeld
Watercolour 16” X 12”
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by Vegaskip
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: A School In Murmansk
Replies: 2
Views: 383

Re: A School In Murmansk

Thanks Colin, a little return for the friendship and kindness we were shown on our recent visit.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Practice
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Practice

Swordfish dropping a practice torpedo, aimed at the Paddle Minesweeper HMS Glen Avon. Off the coast of Fife near Crail. Glen Avon and Usk, both ex excursion steamers were taken up by the RN. Based for a while at Granton, they were often used as 'target ship' for aircraft from the torpedo school at H...
by Vegaskip
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: A School In Murmansk
Replies: 2
Views: 383

A School In Murmansk

Last year I was approached by Katya, a Teacher in a School in Murmansk. She asked if I could help her with some of my paintings of Russian Convoys, for a project she was doing with her pupils for the School Museum. She contacted me through the Dervish75 events which Greta and I Attended. Anyway, tod...
by Vegaskip
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: History of RN Submarines and Depot Ships.4
Replies: 0
Views: 341

History of RN Submarines and Depot Ships.4

Present day
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Home for the Holidays
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Home for the Holidays

Bara airport 1950’s?
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: History of RN Submarines and Depot Ships.2
Replies: 0
Views: 241

History of RN Submarines and Depot Ships.2

WW2 era
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: RN Submarines and Depot Ships
Replies: 0
Views: 276

RN Submarines and Depot Ships

WW1 era
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sweepers
Replies: 0
Views: 287

Sweepers

Same, Same, but sweepers
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Flowers
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Flowers

A Bouquet and bits!?
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dancy's leap
Replies: 0
Views: 297

Dancy's leap

Flying Enterprise
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Second Battle of Sirte.
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Second Battle of Sirte.

Second Battle of Sirte. HM ships Sikh, Lively, Havock and Hero laying a smoke screen and turn to engage the enemy Google 'second battle of Sirte' for more details Watercolour 15 X 9 inches The painting is with the ships ensign at Chatham. Presented by the son of Sikh's 1st Lieutenant. Jim 9DFEA63B-B...
by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Fishbed
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Fishbed

A wee change Mig21 'fishbed' Polish Air Force
W/C 15 X 10 inches
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Christmas Leave
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Christmas Leave

I posted this on my FB page, the bit at the end was for the ex Russian Navy friends I made during Dervish75. Who remembers walking or maybe staggering through the Dockyard passing a scene like this.? Probably Christmas Leave Retard Party. Back to a nice claggy fugg in the Mess because the ventilatio...
by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: HMAS MELBOURNE
Replies: 0
Views: 329

HMAS MELBOURNE

Launching a Tracker.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Cutters
Replies: 0
Views: 293

Cutters

Two Royal Navy Cutters chasing a French Frigate late 18th century.
W/C 15" X 11"
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Loch
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Holy Loch

Thanks, nice to know. Quite a few of my paintings are in the US, even the US Merchant Marine Academy Museum.(I was there last year at a book launch, the cover painting is in the museum)
Jim
by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Cracking on
Replies: 0
Views: 357

Cracking on

Heading North off St Abbs Head
W/C 15” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Franconia
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Franconia

Cunarder 'FRANCONIA' swings round in the Mersey nearing the end of her eventful life time.
Watercolour 14" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Loch
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Holy Loch

Not in the least, please go ahead
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Searchers
Replies: 0
Views: 352

The Searchers

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FAA Wessex HU5 of 771 Squadron RNAS Culdrose searches along the Cornish coast line.

W/C 14" X 10"
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Morus bassanus
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Morus bassanus

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Morus bassanus (Northern gannet) if you have never watched Gannets fishing, it should certainly be on your 'bucket list'
W/C 14"X 11"
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: *Fly one!.
Replies: 0
Views: 352

*Fly one!.

This is HMS Hermes, 1960's. a Sea Vixen has just landed on. Up Hook, up Flaps, Wings folded and is being Taxiied off the Landing area. Unfortunately not fast enough as his tail was over the safety line (Foul Deck) and the Gannet on 'Finals' has been 'Waved off' to go round again. A view I was very f...
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Loch
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Holy Loch

Holy Loch, USS Hunley Submarine Depot Ship with some of her 'brood and floating dock on a typical warm Scottish summer's day, mid 1960’s
W/C 14" X 10"
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mormacpine
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Mormacpine

5A21CD5F-532F-4CB8-8B10-CB40B382BECF.jpeg A 'Victory Ship completed March 1945 as Brown Victory she was hit by a Kamikaze in July, at the Island of I-Shima. 1947 saw her as she is here working for Moore-McCormack Lines. Her final voyage was similar to her first, delivering Military supplies, to US ...
by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Victory
Replies: 0
Views: 327

Victory

Victory Ship unloading somewhere in the Pacific
11" X 9"
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: C2-S-B1
Replies: 0
Views: 336

C2-S-B1

C2-S-B1 United States Lines. Inbound in the Far East.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 'With Utmost Dispach'
Replies: 0
Views: 384

'With Utmost Dispach'

I was reading 'With Utmost Dispach' a Richard Bolitho novel, in which he is in command of three Royal Navy Cutters in the English Channel. It provided the inspiration for this painting. This famous Quotation also came to mind!. "We are off to look for trouble. I expect we shall find it." Capt. Tenna...
by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Road to Cove and Murmansk
Replies: 0
Views: 370

Road to Cove and Murmansk

Loch Ewe from the road to Cove on the south side of the loch. A bit of artistic licence on the right.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Bathing Beauties
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Bathing Beauties

Poolewe, on Loch Ewe. Convoy assembly area for Atlantic and Russian Convoys
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: RAPANA
Replies: 0
Views: 433

RAPANA

Swordfish about to land on Merchant Aircraft Carrier. Rapana, which has pulled out of the convoy with a Corvette escort to recover her. Rapana was an oil tanker fitted with a flight deck. She carried her normal cargo, but had four anti submarine Swordfish to help protect the convoy. Although no a/c ...
by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Flag
Replies: 0
Views: 389

Flag

HMS Belfast about to transfer the Admiral to HMS Ocean with HMAS Bataan in company during the Korean War.
W/C 23" X 1
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: RAS
Replies: 0
Views: 377

RAS

T-AO 189 USNS BIG HORN and DDG USS CARNEY replenishment at sea.
Watercolour 14" X 10"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Bendoran
Replies: 0
Views: 375

Bendoran

Here's one Pre my RN Service, although I think anyone who was in the 'Far Flung' in the 60/70's will be familiar with this view of Hong Kong The ship is 'Bendoran', I was there on her sister 'Benmacduhi'. This one is for a fellow Merchant Navy Association member who served on her. W/C about 16" X 10...
by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Londonderry
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Londonderry

Londonderry
Mid Ocean Escort Force ships, I78 HMS Wolverine and K18 HMS Campanula
Watercolour 15" X 11"
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Starwort
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Starwort

Corvette HMS STARWORT and Trawler HMS POLOCK probably on the Mersey again.
Watercolour 14" X 10"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Question
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Question

Thank you both for responding, I sometimes get the feeling that I’m nailing my pictures to the mast of the 'Marie Celeste'.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 2nd Escort Group
Replies: 0
Views: 356

2nd Escort Group

2nd Escort group
Liverpool, HMS Starling leads the way with HMS Wild Goose following with a Seaward Defence Launch in attendance.
Watercolour 15" X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Clan Line
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Clan Line

Clan Line
Clan McDonald (4) Refrigerated cargo ship.
W/C 20" X 16
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Question
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Question

Do you want any more. Or have you had enough for now.?

Jim
by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Walrus
Replies: 0
Views: 351

Walrus

HMS Belfast launches her Walrus amphibian by catapult
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Pillars of Hercules
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Pillars of Hercules

41DC2097-2C94-4AC8-AFD6-358044E1867A.jpeg Pillars of Hercules The ancient name given to the Straits of Gibraltar. Cruiser HMS BELFAST on her way back to UK stops off at Gibraltar for a final 'run ashore' and to buy some *Rabbits' for Mom and aunty Peggy! Watercolour 15" X 11" * Jack speak for prese...

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