Oil on panel, 12 x 16. Dated 2020.
Just in case someone is wondering about the dates. The ship's maiden departure was July 1845. Her only every departure from Bristol. Here is the crunch, the Clifton Suspension Bridge was not completed until 1864. My client wanted ship and bridge togeth
Motor Tug John King, launched, (by Mrs. J. King, wife of James King, Joint Managing Director of C. J. King and Sons Limited), Monday, 21/10/1935, to yard number 238, by Charles Hill and Sons Limited, Albion Yard, Bristol and completed and delivered, February 1936, to Alarm Steam Tug Company Limited,
General Cargo, Motor Vessel Pluto, launched, by Mrs. Charles Lovell, (wife of the then, Managing Director of Bristol Steam Navigation Company (Shipowners), Limited), on Tuesday, 23/08/1949, to yard number 357, by Charles Hill and Sons Limited, Albion Yard, Bristol, and completed and delivered, Janua
1964 completed by Burntisland S.B. Co. Ltd., Burntisland
for Bristol City Line Ltd. Managers: Charles Hill & Sons, Bristol
6.533GRT, 8.580tdw, 7.100bhp 2SA 6Cy. Fairfield-Rowan/Sulzer, 16kn
1973 thail. NAKHORNTHON
1986 broken up Bangkok
1954 completed by J.Readhead & Sons Ltd., South Shields
for Bristol City Line (Canada) Ltd., Managers: Charles Hill & Sons, Bristol
5.581GRT, 8.500tdw, T3Cyl. + LP turbine
1968 gr. ST. JOHN
1968 wrecked Fort Dauphine, Madagascar on voyage from Montreal to Djakarta
A British cargo steamer on the River Avon just having passed under the Clifton Suspension Bridge below Bristol.
The ship looks like being built between 1880 and 1890 and the name consists of two parts. The first has 9 characters and the latter has 5 or 6 characters and reads somewhat like "Pri