"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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"Formidable", a new print!

HMS Formidable, 1942 – Seafires returning http://frickers.co.uk/marine-art/formidable_seafires.html A signed numbered limited edition, hot off the press!  Detail: –  The recipient of the first 2 copies, Euro MP Brian Simpson kindly wrote “The prints arrived safely and I am very pleased with them“. Incidentally congratulations to Brian, deservedly newly re elected despite the embarressment of antics in the … Read more

Plymouth, City of discovery

Plymouth, the city has been my home for over 22 years, most of which was based in Plymstock.  Plymouth_Cattewater_IMG_4313_d.jpg

Almost all of my most famous paintings were created while living in Plymouth including Roaring Forties http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/suhaili.html 

A few copies, signed by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston are still available from http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html

You can add a copy to your collection with confidence using PayPal on the Print Gallery page.  

I am  having  2 relaxed enjoyable and sociable weeks in Plymouth.

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useful facts + excellent stories about Rajula at Madras

Rajula at Madras “Rajula” an introduction

1926-1973

No ship gave longer service to the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd (British India Line) than the Rajula.

Rajula was a Clyde built Ship.

Rajula” was licensed when new, for the enormous total of over 5000 deck passengers.

This original number was easily the largest number of passengers in a single hull under the British flag.

Passengers carried: 30 1st, 30 2nd, 92 3rd, 5113 (later 3622) deck.

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“Rajula” was a most remarkable British India Steam Navigation Company ship, surprising and long lived ship with a very worthwhile career and an excellent reputation.

Built 1926 at Glasgow for the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd, BI formed in 1856 was one of the largest companies in the British mercantile marine.

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