Lady Cubitt, wife of the then Governor of Bermuda, christening the new ship with a bottle of Empire wine in place of the traditional champagne. The assembled VIPs included Baron Essendon, chairman of Furness Withy with Lady Essendon. His Excellency Sir T. Astley Cubitt was also among the party...
On 1st September 1932 Lady Cubitt, wife of the then Governor of Bermuda, christened the new ship with a bottle of Empire wine in place of the traditional champagne, and pressed the button that sent the 28,000 tons of steel rushing down the ways into the river.
Baron Essendon, chairman of...
QOB turning in Hamilton Harbour, approaching No. 6 Shed. c. 1938.
This photo taken at corner of Front Street & Burnaby Street. Bank of Butterfield at left. The red Post Box is still there. I walked right past it yesterday morning.
QOB approaching Two Rocks Passage, c.1955. Also inbound, t.s.s. Ocean Monarch passing through Grassy Bay.
Oil on linen canvas, 30 x 40 inches.
Signed & dated 2018
Collection Allan Davidson, 2/0 QOB and Ocean Monarch.