“Jane Banks” entering Bermuda

Last British engineless square rigger to trade foreign

Jane Banks entering Bermuda

‘Jane Banks’ entering Bermuda

By Gordon Frickers 40 x 61 cm (16″ x 24″), available as a signed numbered limited edition print.


The schooner “Jane Banks“, running mate of the famous ‘Waterwitch‘ of Fowey,  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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Gordon Frickers 02.04.2002 © updated 02.03.2012, 05,10,2017

Gordon Frickers, the only artist member of British Marine

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