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by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Dhobi Day
Replies: 0
Views: 12

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: 14

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: 11

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: 21

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: 17

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: 25

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: 24

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: 26

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: 19

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: 31

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: 29

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: 25

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: 33

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: 32

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: 31

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: 30

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: 39

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: 172

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
by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Wild Swan
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Wild Swan

V/W class destroyer 'Wild Swan'
W/ C 12” x 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Cost of Butter
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Cost of Butter

'The cost of your ration of Butter has risen again.' Survivors of a torpedoed Merchant Ship in the North Atlantic during WW2
W/C 11” X 8”
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by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Convoy
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Convoy

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Can’t remember what ship, lost the ref. Pic. I think th the Corvette is Chilliwack.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Winter Morning
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Winter Morning

"Two Six, Heave"
Early winter morning departure. All from imagination
14" X 10"
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Being in all respects
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Being in all respects

Off Drake's Island Plymouth sound.
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: London Merchant
Replies: 0
Views: 254

London Merchant

Special commission For an old gentleman who sailed in her when he was a boy, ME!. 19/02/57 to 10/05/57 Cabin Boy. Wage £12 per month 'London Merchant' steaming up the Thames.
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Liberty
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Liberty

Just another Liberty, you have 2,010 (more or less) to choose from!.
Jim
w/c 11 X 8 inches
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Ice
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Ice

Another Liberty, this time in Ice wc 11”x 8”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Manchester Ship Canal
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal during WW2. with a 'Liberty' ship heading for the docks. RAF Anti Aircraft Barrage Balloon Sqdn preparing for a busy night. People out for a walk along the canal banks. Life goes on!.
W/C 14” X 10”
Jim
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by Vegaskip
Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Bear Trap
Replies: 0
Views: 1189

Bear Trap

HMCS Assiniboine doing trials with the 'Bear Trap' helicopter landing and securing system, early 1960's

jim
by Vegaskip
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Puma
Replies: 0
Views: 1287

Puma

Small Sketch + of HMS PUMA , just for fun
12" X 9"
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Preussen
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

Re: Preussen

Thanks Bob, I'll put it on my computer.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Balloon Man
Replies: 0
Views: 1275

Balloon Man

Delivering a Barrage Baloon to a coaster in the Thanes Estuary during WW2.
W/C 12'' X 9''
by Vegaskip
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Preussen
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

Re: Preussen

Excellent model, the rigging is out of this world, I couldn't do it as neatly as that with pencil and ruler.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Pilot
Replies: 0
Views: 1510

Pilot

Picking up the Pilot
Acrylic on canvas 23" X 13"
Loosely based on Lawhill and freelance Pilot schooner.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: ConvoyJW52
Replies: 0
Views: 1569

ConvoyJW52

Latest painting.
Liberty ship'Cornelius Harnett' downs two He115s Acrylic on canvas 31" X 23"
by Vegaskip
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Capt.Mike
Replies: 0
Views: 1370

Capt.Mike

Captain Mike Matthews, President of the HMS Belfast Association.
Another from the Dervish75 group.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Peter Iredale
Replies: 0
Views: 1605

Peter Iredale

This painting is based on the wreck of the 'Peter Iredale'. She was a four-masted steel barque sailing vessel that ran ashore October 25, 1906, on the Oregon coast en route to the Columbia River. It was abandoned on Clatsop Spit near Fort Stevens in Warrenton about four miles (6 km) south of the Col...
by Vegaskip
Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Early Morning Visit
Replies: 0
Views: 1402

Early Morning Visit

Short seaplane has a closer look on Contraband Patrol WW1
W/C 14 X 11inches
by Vegaskip
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Fishbed
Replies: 0
Views: 1347

Fishbed

A wee change Mig21 'fishbed' Polish Air Force
W/C 15 X 10 inches
by Vegaskip
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Sergey
Replies: 0
Views: 1151

Sergey

Sergey and one of his commands. Sergey and other members of the Russian Polar Convoy Club of St Petersberg, helped to host our recent visit to 'Dervish75', the anniversary of the arrival of the first Convoy to Russia. Our veterans were able to rekindle friendships with their Russian counterparts fro...
by Vegaskip
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Roughers
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

Roughers

Two Russian Kotlin Class Destroyers on the bumpy road north.
W/C 11 X 7inches.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: HMAS Melbourne
Replies: 0
Views: 1295

HMAS Melbourne

With Tanker and two frigates.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Portrait
Replies: 0
Views: 1187

Portrait

Lt T Lewin HMS Ashanti. Some small finishing still to do.
Watercolour 11 X 8 inches
by Vegaskip
Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Self
Replies: 3
Views: 2103

Re: Self

Thank you both for commenting, no this is as is. I did one of my wife, and one of Dasha, one of the students who assisted us in Arkhangelsk. And of course the one I previously posted of the Russian Veteran. Anyway it will be back to the sea next.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Self
Replies: 3
Views: 2103

Self

I have been trying my hand at portraits recently. So here is my self, from a photo taken on the trip to Arkhangelsk. Being ex RN and MN I think it comes under Maritime Art.
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Mayday Mayday
Replies: 0
Views: 1721

Mayday Mayday

Ditching. Hellcat ditching in the Pacific. Imaginary event, although HMS Black Swan was 'in theatre'. Fleet carrier in the distance
Pilot 'pucker factor' 9.9!.
Watercolour 15 X 10 inches
by Vegaskip
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Model of NZSC Iron wool clipper Wairoa
Replies: 4
Views: 1998

Re: Model of NZSC Iron wool clipper Wairoa

Nice!, can you get refills for it?.
Seriously it looks excellent. I think miniature models are just that little bit more amazing.
Thanks for sharing
Jim
by Vegaskip
Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Land On
Replies: 0
Views: 1363

Land On

Independence Class light Carrier. Landing on Avengers. With DE in attendance
W/C 15 X 10 inches
by Vegaskip
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Captain Cook
Replies: 0
Views: 1493

Captain Cook

Donaldson Line 'Letitia' became the Trooper 'Empire Brent' and later, as seen here, the migrant ship Captain Cook.
W/C 14 X 10 inches.
by Vegaskip
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Clan Macintosh(3)
Replies: 0
Views: 1461

Clan Macintosh(3)

How to avoid painting Sea and Sky, a quick wash of light blue.
W/C 15 X 10 inches
Jim
by Vegaskip
Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Clan Macdonald (4)
Replies: 0
Views: 1383

Clan Macdonald (4)

Passing Dumbarton Rock in the Clyde
W/C 14 X 10inches
Jim

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