Originally Posted by eddyw
Afraid I have absolutely no clue where she was built, Stein. Clear though that the reverse process is taking place. The bulwarks aft have been destroyed and what could be interpreted as the 'vertical stripes along the long deck house' amidships seems to me to be the daylight showing through frames and rail where the bulwark planking has been washed away. Its the sort of photo the Gibsons might have taken often commissioned by the local Lloyds agent to provide evidence for the claim against the insurers. But Alan says not one of theirs so ......?
No, it was not you that supposed her to be American. I am sorry, might be early onset dementia... Yes, when you say so I can see it is planking that are missing and not differently coloured paint. Looking at a lot of shipwrecks though, I find it strange that the sails should be so intact with the punishmentt the hull has taken. Most stranded wrecks photographed I have looked at today have the sails ripped to shreds.
4 pages of the Gibson collection here: https://images.rmg.co.uk/?service=se...out=4&ref=news
No ship that fits, but interesting photographs.