"The Flying Scotsman" a marine painting???

The Flying Scotsman with Pulman coaches, Saltash village and Saltash passage, The Royal Albert Bridge (that is the Tamar bridge built by I.K. Brunel).  Flying_Scotsman_IMG_5712_b_wp.jpg

I am supposed to be a marine painter so what on earth the above about?

Idunoh; maybe writing this and with your suggestions we can figure it out?

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"Jane Banks", topsail schooner now in print

Jane Banks entering Bermuda”, is today a new marine print, taken from the marine painting, I have been working on this picture this afternoon with my printer at Adaptgraphics, for a descendant

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Trafalgar Day – Pickle, advertising agencies, TV, and a marine magazine

I can barely keep, up with it!
This is one of those days which reminds me of the debt we owe those who went before us to build our world.
The marine painting “Trafalgar Dawn” still haunts me (available in prints see http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/trafalgar_dawn.html).

I am planning a new piece of marine art, the opposite view.

Today was very 21st century though.

I have had today 3 enquiries about my marine painting which may be of interest and found myself yet again busy with Trafalgar and Admiral Nelson issues.  Pickle__detail_of_signal_2214__Popham__s_code_e.jpg

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Joined H.M.S. Formidable… Made history by being…

“A little more on ‘Formidable’  from my fathers diary.”

We are fortunate to be able to read this remarkable story, kindly sent by the son of the author after a chat over the phone while he was ordering 2 prints of the painting on page   http://frickers.co.uk/marine-art/formidable_seafires.html.

Fromidable_detail_4.JPGDon’t hesitate to comment on this post below, particularly if you have a connection with Aircraft carriers.

(Gordon’s notes in brackets, abbreviations marked * explained at the end of the text)

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"Vagrant off the Needles", only 3 left!

Stock control. “Vagrant off the Needles“, see http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/vagrant_needles.html, only 3 left!

A beautiful limited signed, numbered edition of an elegant  schooner the famous Nathaniel Hershoff built at New York U.S.A.

Vagrant off the Needles” was the first of my paintings to go into print thanks to Helen Swaby of De Montfort Fine Art http://www.demontfortfineart.co.uk/
Following a recent enquiry here,

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Further Reading about The "Mauretania"

The "Mauretania" Mauretania’s usual ports of call were, Liverpool, Southampton, Plymouth, Le Harve,  Queenstown (now Cobh) & New York. She restored the prestige of the British Merchant Marine & Cunard in particular.

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Clansman departing Castlebay, Barra – The Story

Clansman arriving at Castlebay, Barra

Clansman departing Castlebay, Barra – a thoroughly professional commission, thank you all at Calmac

Today you can view “Clansman departing Castlebay, Barra” onboard ship in the main saloon of Clansman, or collect a beautiful signed copy here from page http://frickers.co.uk/prints.html See below how pleased others are with their copies!

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