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by Vegaskip
Wed May 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hay Barge
Replies: 0
Views: 17

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: 24

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: 24

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: 32

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: 45

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: 48

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: 61

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: 66

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: 73

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: 91

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: 111

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: 309

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: 224

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: 280

Kingston Olivine

HMS Kingston Olivine shepherding some of her flock
11.5” X 9.5”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Salvage
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Salvage

Based on a true incident, just north west of Rothes. 21/6/1944, Ju188 crashed onto Moorland during a reconnaissance flight. RAF begins salvage operations.
W/C 15.5” X 11.5”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mekong Delta
Replies: 0
Views: 310

Mekong Delta

Stop and search PBR investigates a Sampan covered by a Huey.
W/C 15” X 11”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Gamie
Replies: 0
Views: 321

The Gamie

It is of a Wessex HAR2 SAR helicopter from 'B' Flight 22 Squadron at RAF Leuchars flying low near Craighall gorge just a few miles north of Blairgowrie.
W/C A3
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Meridian
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Meridian

Avengers of 849 Squadron from HMS Victorious taking part in Operation Meridian, part of a series of British air attacks directed at Japanese-held oil refineries on Sumatra. Meridian had two phases: Meridian One on 24 January 1945 and Meridian Two on 29 January. As a result, the critical aviation fue...
by Vegaskip
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hold tight
Replies: 0
Views: 282

Hold tight

Grumman Avenger launches from a Royal Navy Escort Carrier on Convoy duty in Arctic waters.
Watercolour 13” x 9”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mississippi
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Mississippi

My first Civil War stuff.
USS St Clair and. 'City' Class Gunboat on the Mississippi
13” X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mediterranean Sunrise
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Mediterranean Sunrise

This afternoon's 'Maritime adventure' a 'U' Class submarine during WW2 sunset or sunrise? Either way he'll be diving soon.
13” X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Prinz Eugen
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Prinz Eugen

German Heavy Cruiser 'Prinz Eugen' escorting the Battleship 'Bismarck' (right) into Grimstadfjord Bergen May 1941.
13” X 9” Watercolour
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Escorts
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Escorts

This afternoon's painting. Corvette HMCS Arvida and Sloop HMS Mermaid passing stores by Line
Watercolour 13” X 10”
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by Vegaskip
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Inferno
Replies: 0
Views: 318

Inferno

A torpedoed Tanker sinking by the bows with a corvette standing by to pickup survivors ………perhaps!
W/C 13” X 8”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Gale Warning
Replies: 0
Views: 309

Gale Warning

Running for Home

w/c 13”X 9”
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by Vegaskip
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: In Ice
Replies: 0
Views: 324

In Ice

Minesweeper HMS Halcyon and Liberty Ship (take your pic for a name!) in ice off the Kola Inlet
Watercolour 12” X 7”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Up the Tay
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Up the Tay

'U' class Submarine heading up the Tay to HMS Ambrose Dundee's Submarine Base
W/C 13” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 17thMay1719
Replies: 0
Views: 555

17thMay1719

Early in the morning on Sunday 10 May 1719 HMS Worcester, HMS Flamborough and HMS Enterprise anchored off Eilean Donan and sent a boat ashore under a flag of truce to negotiate. When the Spanish soldiers in the castle fired at the boat, it was recalled and all three ships opened fire on the castle f...
by Vegaskip
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Chasing the Cod
Replies: 0
Views: 395

Chasing the Cod

Dory’s and Schooner on the Grand Banks.
w/c 16” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Murmansk
Replies: 0
Views: 433

Murmansk

“It’s not over till the 'Fat Lady' sings” After Fighting it’s way across thousands of miles of hostile ocean, Russian Convoys still had to endure frequent air attacks. The 'Front Line' was less than 50 miles from Murmansk
W/C 16” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Uganda
Replies: 0
Views: 384

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: 368

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: 356

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: 480

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: 549

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: 579

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: 604

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: 550

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: 934

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: 592

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: 934

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: 689

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: 613

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: 559

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: 583

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: 608

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: 589

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: 603

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: 573

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...

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