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by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Loch
Replies: 2
Views: 34

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: 16

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: 22

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: 23

*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: 2
Views: 34

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: 17

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: 13

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: 13

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: 27

'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: 25

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: 25

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: 36

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: 31

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: 30

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: 42

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: 37

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: 34

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: 87

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: 40

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: 43

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: 87

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: 49

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: 44

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...
by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Inshore Lifeboat.
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Inshore Lifeboat.

The inshore boat from North Berwick off Tantallon. castle.
I donated this one through my son to the station at North Berwick.
16”
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; X 11”
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Amethyst
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Amethyst

The Sloop HMS Amethyst passing HMS Belfast the Flagship of the Far East Fleet as she enters Hong Kong. Amethyst had just escaped after being held by the Chinese in the Yangtze River. Google 'Yangtze Incident' for more information. This was is one of the paintings included in a small book of painting...
by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: The Bridge
Replies: 0
Views: 49

The Bridge

USS Robert H McCard. Leaving Charleston Naval Base with the old Cooper River Bridge.
W/C 16 X 11 inches
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Robert H McCard
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Robert H McCard

USS Robert H. McCard
W/C 10” X 7”
Jim
Amazing how just one comment increases the number of views.!!
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Cow!
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Holy Cow!

Me too.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Oransay
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Oransay

Oransay off Alaska
11" X 9"
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Vasari
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Vasari

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
Watercolour 11” X 9”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Holy Cow!
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Holy Cow!

Or words to that effect.!Nothing like a tranquil days fishing on the loch. But some people have to work!
Buccaneer low level somewhere in Scotland.
W/C 9” X 7”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Barbary Pirates
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Barbary Pirates

Two Brigs and a Chebec off the North African Coast.
w/c 14” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dhobi Day
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Dhobi Day

Somewhere in the Med. Two Decker heads for the sea, another refitting masts and rigging. However it is 'Dhobi' day on the Frigate with the crew's hammocks strung in the rigging to dry.
W/C 14” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Leviathan
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Leviathan

Quite a story with this one. Last year I was invited to a book launch at the US Merchant Marine Academy Museum at Kings Point Long Island NY. (I painted the cover and some illustrations for the book 'Liberty’s War') my son Alan accompanied me. We had a great time, but that’s a different story. I pos...
by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Der Tag
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Der Tag

Der Tag sunset 21st November 1918 The High Seas Fleet and The Grand Fleet at anchor below the Forth Bridge. All from my imagination so might not be strictly accurate
9” X 7”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Hvalfjiord
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Hvalfjiord

Ships gather in Hvalfjiord in Iceland for the onward journey to Northern Russia. Among the ships. From the left Convoy Rescue Ship Rathlin, VW Destroyer Vanoc, Corvette Eyebright and one of the 'Ranger' class RFA Tankers. In the distance a KG5 class Battle ship and County class Cruiser Jim w/c 15” X...
by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dispatches
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Dispatches

Schooner passing dispatches at sea. My particular favourite.
W/C 14" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Pompey
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Pompey

Entrance to Portsmouth harbour with a First Rate Line of Battle ship and Frigate passing a 'Two Decker' doing some rigging maintainance.
W/C 15” X 9”'. For the un initiated 'Pompey' is the RN name for Portsmouth
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Captains Repair on Board Flag
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Captains Repair on Board Flag

The Admiral calls a 'Council of War'
11" X 8"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Alies
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Alies

Armed Trawler 'Sanson' and the Soviet Tanker 'Taupse' in a North Atlantic Convoy.
W/C 16” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Ships that Pass
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Ships that Pass

At sea early 20 century.
Not one of my best, but a nice way to pass the afternoon.
W/C 15" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: 8:12:1941
Replies: 0
Views: 57

8:12:1941

Dusk 8th Dec 1941 USS Enterprise CV-6 enters Pearl, to re fuel and store, she sailed on the 9th.
watercolour 15” x 4”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Bumpy Road North
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Bumpy Road North

A/S Trawler on Convoy escort, butting through a heavy swell and getting ready for the coming night on the 'bumpy road North'
W/C 15" X 10"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Escort
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Escort

Isles class Trawler based on HMCS Liscomb in typical North Atlantic weather
Watercolour 15" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Grey Goose
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Grey Goose

Grey Goose
Denny Steam Gunboat, post WW2 she was used for trials of Marine Gas Turbine engines, then became a house boat on the Medway.
Peter Scott the famous Ornithologist/ Artist/ Conservationist was her original CO.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Superscooper
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Superscooper

CL415 'superscooper' water bomber fire fighting aircraft. Designed specifically for Fire Fighting, built originally by Canadair, later by Bombardier. Seen here scooping up water to drop on to a Forrest fire.
15" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Galena
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Galena

Barque Galena, Ashore on the Oregon Coast. My figures need a lot more practice!.
15" X 11"
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Busy Evening
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Busy Evening

18th century Ships at anchor in harbour
12” X
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9”
Jim
by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Another Channel Dash
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Another Channel Dash

A commission. Light cruiser HMS Calypso and Destroyer Tirade 'thrashing down Channel' WW1
W/C 16” X 11”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Being in all respects
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: Being in all respects

Thanks, my pleasure. Sorry I’ve been away for a while, but back now, still some new pic to go
Jim

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