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by Vegaskip
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mediterranean Sunrise
Replies: 0
Views: 23

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: 61

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: 70

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: 126

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: 126

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: 125

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: 110

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: 291

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: 179

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: 217

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: 187

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: 170

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: 170

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: 297

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: 373

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: 391

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: 438

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: 377

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: 613

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: 402

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: 613

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: 475

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: 419

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: 366

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: 395

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: 432

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: 396

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: 433

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: 401

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: 352

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: 356

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: 452

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: 413

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: 718

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: 480

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: 445

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: 718

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: 467

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: 452

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: 470

*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: 718

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: 458

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: 448

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: 458

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: 500

'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: 482

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: 491

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: 559

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: 506

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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