Hi Ships Nostalgia community, I am trying to identify ships featured in several historical Canadian paintings belonging to Montship (formerly Montreal Shipping company).
These paintings include depictions of the The SS Manhattan & The North West Passage at Resolute Bay in 1969, Salvage Vessel...
The ship in this little (8" x 6") oil painting is a passenger liner of the early years of the twentieth century. She has a dark navy hull with red boot-topping and a white superstructure, with a vertical prow and counter stern; her bridge is forward (with prominent bridge wings) and...
Painting, acrylic on canvas 40x80 cm
1900 completed by Harland + Wolff, Belfast for White Star Line
12.482GRT, 15.400tdw, 2 quad. expansion 5.000i.h.p each, 2 screws, 13.5kn, 400 passengers 3rd class
Service from Liverpool via Cape Town to Australia and New Zealand, after 1918 also via Suez
Lead ship in Holland America's 'K' Class 5,635 grt cargo ships for their North atlantic service.
This is the first painting 36" x 60" in the series for the HAL newbuild NIEUW AMSTERDAM due out 2010.
Scandinavians (Swedes) painting the anchor. Posted to contrast with antics recently displayed under the title "Port Brisbane" in the Cargo Ship category.
(Inasmuch as I haven't got a name for any of the two ships, but do know the port, I have posted it in the Port category)