1st Battle Cruiser Squadron passing May Island and Bass Rock.
Keeping the Spitfires flying. HMCS Chilliwack heads for a burning tanker in a North Atlantic convoy. The supply of oil was vital for the war effort.
HMS ASHANTI 1943. Camo seems to work!, difficult to make her out.
Today's. Tantallon Castle near North Berwick on the Forth Estuary.
Muckle Flugga lighthouse off the Shetland Islands. Something a bit different for me, I'll probably end up putting a ship in!
Graf Spee in Montevideo, with the british steamer Dunster Grange leaving harbour.
Turn of the Centuary.
Rawalpindi and Jervis Bay in better days.
Loch Ewe, Convoy assembly area for the start of, as Winston Churchill said 'the worst journey on Earth' North to Northern Russia.
Pencil sketch Trawler 'United Boys and 'Bervie Braes'.
Services No Longer Required! Fleet Air Arm Avenger.
Another old warrior.
Early Morning Dip. AMC Alcantara at Scapa Flow with Gannets!
Idea for a Christmas card.
Work in progress did this this afternoon,Weather ship launching Radio Sond Balloon, with distant ship (not sure which yet) will finish it tomorrow.
Weather Surveyor launches a Radio Sond Balloon as Empress of England passes by.
A small pencil sketch of Ayshire 1903 - 1928. Scottish Shire Line was taken over by the Clan Line in 1918.
This afternoon's one is for all the 'Junglies' from th '60's both Light blue and Dark blue. Belvedere lifting a stripped down Wessex 'somewhere in SE Asia'.
Clan Cameron (3) steaming up the Clyde, with a Puffer, and the paddle steamer Talisman going ' Doon the Water'.
Clan Macdougall in her WW2 'uniform' and her Clan Line colours at Aden.
SMS Wolf. Here she is in the act of capturing the French sailing ship Marechal Davout 15-12-1917.
Second painting in the 1stBattle of the Falkland Islands series. HM Ships Invincible, and in the distance Inflexible. coaling on arrival from the UK.
Opening shot in the first Battle of the Falkland Islands 8th Des 1914. HMS Canopus Fires her Forward turret over land, HMS Glasgow gets under way, while HMS Bristol in the distance.
The Base from which the boats in the last painting came from, based on photos of Lowestoft in WW2.
Painted this afternoon Motor Gun Boats pull out of line to attack in WW2.
Pacific Glare. Inspired by a B&W photo.
Small 8 x 6 inches w-c sketch of Fairey Gannet AEW3worked with them in the 1960's.
B24 Liberator has a bad hair day.
HMAS Melbourne with Trackers.
Bass Rock with fishing Gannets. Part of the painting of a Timber ship passing the Bass.
This is my impression of what it may have been like, RAF Mosquitos escorted by FAA Corsairs attack a Nagato class Battle ship and IJS Mogami.
HMS Medway Depot ship with the SM Otis getting underway, in a pre Skyscraper days in Hong Kong. Pre WW2 days.