2nd Escort group. Liverpool, HMS Starling leads the way with HMS Wild Goose following with a Seaward Defence Launch in attendance.
English Harbour Antigua, Harman point and the Pillars of Hercules.
HMS London serving as base ship at Zanzibar on operations to suppress the slave trade in the 1860’s.
Here is the “mast stepping” painting finished.
100 Years Of Naval Aviation.
T-AO 189 USS BIG HORN and DDG USS CARNEY replenishment at sea.
Randfontein Foldin1. One from the Whale Factory Ship book I helped illustrate. Now in the museum at Sandfjord Norway.
Convoy in a warmer climate “Operation Pedestal” The Malta convoy.
HMCS Mayflower passes astern of HMS Tracker.
HM Ships Queen of Thanet, Westward Ho and Skidaw, Paddle minesweepers, detonate a mine off Inchkeith in the Forth.
Hospital ship Grantully Castle, with Aquitania, and another in the distance. Mudros Gallipoli.
Loch Ewe from the Poolewe end.
The Road to Cove and Murmansk.
F113, Falmouth and F59 Chichester on exercise.
HMS Tiger awaiting disposal at Portsmouth with her self in pencil shortly after entering service.
“Clan Alpine” ex “Empire Barrie” 10/11/60. On her final trip to the breakers in Japan, while loaded with cargo, for discharge at Chittagong, she was blown ashore by a Cyclone.
Three German Fast Patrol Boats through the ages. L to R Gepard class “Nerz'”. P6174. Schnellboot S38 type “S74” and a V class Torpedo boat of WW1 “V74”.
Londonderry. Mid Ocean Escort Force ships, I78 HMS Wolverine and K18 HMS Campanula.
Belfast in a spot of Roughers.
Pillars of Hercules. 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!
HMS Belfast steams past RAF Seletar flying boat base at Singapore. On her way to the Naval Base.
HMHS Letitia enters harbour during WW2 later renamed Captain Cook. I did a previous painting of her as such.
Cunarder “FRANONIA” swings round in the Mersey nearing the end of her eventful life time.
Corvette HMS STARWORT and Trawler HMS POLOCK probably on the Mersey again.
Lamport & Holt’s Liner VASARI. In WW1 from a black and white photo so the colours are based on a scheme typical of the time. Built 1909 later became a Fish Factory ship in the USSR.
Forgot about this one from last year. Spitfire and Hurricane of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
More ice in your G&T madam? Oronsay off Alaska.
Holy Cow! Buccaneer low level somewhere in Scotland.
Alaska Packers salmon canning factory. The company bought up many square riggers to move there product south.
Using the same basic scene, you can change the story that the painting tells. As well as practicing landscapes, wildlife, Aviation and “sport”.
Four masted Barque Equador among the Bergs in the Southern ocean.