Page updated on www.frickers.co.uk, “Cable Ship Nexus”. BT Marine commissioned 2 paintings, one for the boardroom, one for presentation to Coe Metcalf for the excellent work, which like the paintings were completed in budget & on time.
Marine art by Gordon Frickers 50 x 81 cms (20″ x 32″), oils, original commissioned by and sold to British Telecom (Marine) Ltd, estimated current value £5,000.00 to £8,000.00.
The Cable Ship ‘Nexus’, originally an oil drilling ship was converted at Birkenhead by Coe Metcalf working at the famous Cammell Laird shipyard, on the Mersey at Birkenhead opposite Liverpool.
C S Nexus is remembered by BTM, CMS,JFS and CL as a resounding success and was probably the most important project of its time.
You can discover why the painting is valuable by clicking on the images on this post and checking out the web site page Cable Ship Nexus…
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