Accompanying text: "Liner New York after bombing. The Hamburg-American Line's 27,000-ton "New York" lies on its side after being bombed during one of the 20 air attacks by the Eight U.S. Air Force and the RAF on Kiel. Nearly 30,000 pounds of explosives and incendiaries were dropped on
Oil on panel, 12 x 16. Finished . today! 22nd Dec.
I am joining in Miami and will be on board arriving NY, roughly Noon. No idea what the weather will be like. May or may not see ice in the river.
The painting will be raffled off during the homeward voyage. All proceeds will go t
s.s. UNITED STATES
New York's Upper Bay at the start of an eastlbound voyage to Southampton. At right, the Staten island ferry MARY MURRAY and in the foreground the harbour tug MARION MORAN. In the distance, the PRESIDENT POLK starting a round the world voyage. c.1953
Oil on Panel, 16 x 2
Aquitania is seen in New York on 20 September, 1939, after completing a zig-zag course over the Atlantic from Southampton. This color view, taken by photographer John Blake, shows the grey camouflage applied to the ships superstructure and upper works before her sailing from Southampton back on the
This picture was posted many years ago by Rich (linerrich). Its an aerial view that, in its original configuration, was rather lopsided, and had the ships seen in the picture resting at an unusual angle. I had the picture in my collection as well, and I did some work on it to put everything on a
Two days after the previous picture was taken, the Ile De France departed New York bound for her home port in France. The three uncrated bombers can be seen on the upper sports deck aft. The Ile had already been earmarked by the French Government for troopship duty in Australia, and shortly after
The Ile De France is shown on 29 April, 1940, docked at a pier on Staten Island, where she had been moved to allow other French liners to use the facilities at the companys pier 88 on the Hudson. The crew has completed painting the ships upper works a dark gray and her funnels were painted black.
The Aquitania is shown arriving in New York on 16 September, 1939. A group of newsmen can be seen in the foreground on a small press boat; they were covering this arrival because she was the first large merchant ship to arrive in the port camouflaged and armed for defense. The ship had been expec
Built 1922 by Fairfield, Glasgow
16,991 gross tons, 580 foot x 70 foot beam
Ex: Tuscania of Anchor Line
Sold to Greek Line in 1939 and re-named Nea Hellas
In 1955 she was re-named New York
Broken up 1961
Another of my school architectural projects dating to the early 1950's. Drawn u
Moonlit evening on the Hudson c. 1938.
At left, the Lackawanna RR ferry 'SCRANTON' crossing on a commuter run to the Hoboken terminal. Outbound, the beautiful AQUITANIA.
Oil on linen, 18 x 24 inches