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  1. North Cape

    YM posted a couple of photos of the North Cape marker referred to in Stephen's painting of Sagafjord. This is it in April 2017, Mrs I well wrapped up by the base on an excursion from Hurtigruten's Nordlys. we certainly didn't have the weather shown in Stephen's painting, in fact I don't think we had
  2. Arctic Circle

    Further to Frank P's posting this is the Arctic Circle marker seen through the porthole of Hurtigruten's Nordlys. The Public Address System in the cabin went at about 6:30 in the morning to announce we were passing, however it was too cold to go out on deck with what I was wearing at the time!
  3. Black Angel Mine, Maarmorilik, Greenland.

    CP Ships W.C. Van Horne leaving the Black Angel Mine in 1984. If you look to the right of the mast post you'll see the dark rock colourings that gave the mine its name.
  4. Approaching Black Angel Mine 1984

    Second run up to the Black Angel Mine in Maamorilik Greenland in 1984. By now high summer (as much as it gets in that place) and most of the ice had faded away. CP Ships W.C. Van Horne against a spectacular view of Greenland's forbidding mountains.
  5. Leaving Maarmorilik Greenland 1984

    W.C. Van Horne leaving the arctic port Maarmorilik on the West Coast of Greenland in 1984. Bound Antwerp with Zinc and Lead ore from the Black Angel Mine.
  6. Black Angel Mine, Maarmorilik, Greenland.

    CP Ships W.C. Van Horne alongside at Maarmorilik, on the west coast of Greenland in 1984. Loading was only possible in the summer months as this is above the arctic circle. Picture taken from the entrance to the Black Angel Mine, hundreds of feet up a sheer cliff with the only access being a cable
  7. Arctic

    German tug Arctic (Bugsier Hamburg) (oil on panel 60x50cm)
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    German tug Arctic (oil painting on panel 40x30cm)
  9. Farthest north onboard Alla Tarasova

    Printout issued to passengers on an Arctic cruise. We had a little party to celebrate . . . what exactly? Anyway who needs an excuse for a party? It happened to be a fellow passenger's 70th birthday which, when the party had warmed up a bit, he celebrated by doing 70 perfect press-ups! I hit back w
  10. CCGS AMUNDSEN

    Acrylic painting 40X30 inches on gallery canvas. It might look like the Canadian 50$ bill it is no coincidence. I took the photo(s) while the Bank of Canada hired photographer Jorge. Peral did the shots. I remember also supplying graciously the Canadian Governement agency with a similar photo on
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  12. ARCTIC

    The former Bugsier tug converted in 1993.
  13. Survey vessel Gauß

    The German survey vessel Gauß seen here in the drift ice off the coast of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-II. land (about 87.43S 91.54E) during weather experiments. The 3-mast barquentine GAUSS (1442 ts / 700 tdw) was built especially for science purposes in the Antarctic and launched by the Howaldtswerke A. G.
  14. Arctic

    Arctic berthed at Fawley photographed from Warsash, May 2010
  15. Arctic

    Arctic seen at Newport
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  17. Arctic

    The German owned Arctic built 1970, 2047 grt. 20,000 HP. Seen arriving at Avonmouth November 1973 after towing a Chinese vessel to Avonmouth which had broken down off South Africa on her voyage from China with a cargo of Walnuts for the Christmas market.
  18. Arctic

    The German owned Arctic built 1970, 2047 grt. 20,000 HP. Seen arriving at Avonmouth November 1973 after towing a Chinese vessel to Avonmouth which had broken down off South Africa on her voyage from China with a cargo of Walnuts for the Christmas market.
  19. Arctic

    The German owned Arctic built 1970, 2047 grt. 20,000 HP. Seen arriving at Avonmouth November 1973 after towing a Chinese vessel to Avonmouth which had broken down off South Africa on her voyage from China with a cargo of Walnuts for the Christmas market.
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