Found this in an old file. EDINBURGH CASTLE. Twenty years ago! As EUGENIO C. she was refitting in Genova. The owner of LowLine asked me to show the ship in Union Castle livery. He liked it, but in the end went for the plain LowLine livery. Pity.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 36. 1966.
The classic funnel of Edinburgh Castle looms above the port for the last time. In this pic the steam horn is being tested, though they never used it when she sailed, prefering to use the rather puny air horn that was fitted to the mast. Sadly, the fine 'triple-Bell' chime whistle set was not...
Edinburgh Castle at Southampton - 1970's sometime, no doubt. Discovered negatives in amongst my collection which I have never seen before until today. My father had been on a sailing boat with a friend on the mission to 'take photos' of the liners for me.