“Jane Banks” entering Bermuda
Last British engineless square rigger to trade foreign
Exhibited at the European Parliament, May 2011
The schooner “Jane Banks” sailed into history as the last pure sailing British square rigger to trade abroad and the engineless last topsail schooner to operate from a British Port, Fowey in Cornwall.
A limited number of ‘Heritage’ quality copies of this “Jane Banks” are now available as a signed by the artist Gordon Frickers, priced from £147.00, don’t hesitate to ask for details.
The first copy was ordered as a gift for the mother of a descendant of a former Jane Banks Captain, Rundle.
Ex “Frau Minna Peterson“, the ship was renamed “Jane Banks” after Edward Stephens’s mother.
“Jane Banks” went into the China Clay trade sailing mostly from Cornwall to the Mersey with clay and returning with coal, occasionally to the Humber or the Tyne.
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Further Reading: Useful facts + excellent stories about "Jane Banks" entering Bermuda.
By Gordon Frickers 40 x 61 cms (16″ x 24″), Original Sold
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