The White Ship

The White Ship in Charlestown, her home port.

The White Ship, Charlestown

Newly completed ‘The White Ship, Charlestown Morning’;

48 x 61 cm (19″ x 24″),  Charlestown by Gordon Frickers.

a new painting of this famous port much used by film makers, painted half a dozen ways by me.

For sale, available £ 1550.00,

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The Painting :

I’m sometimes asked “how long did it take to paint?”

While I can a do make a painting at times in minutes The White Ship’ in Charlestown has been in production for 4 decades.

Good painting takes time, great painting takes longer.

If you want to commission one of my paintings, the sooner we start the sooner you will have a great painting.


The White Ship :

As a sailor and  artist living nearby behind Par Beach I knew Charlestown and The White Ship, Maria Asumpta both well.
They knew me too.
I sailed on the white ship, the ‘Maria Asumpta’, the last and at that time oldest 19 th century merchant ship.
The white ship or rather ‘brig’, is the ‘Maria Asumpta‘ at the time the oldest active square rigger in the world, built Spain 1858.
I learned much of my square rig sailing with her.

Charlestown :

This Cornish port is a popular and very interesting port with much to offer your visit.

Charlestown has a fine beach, fair parking, lots of strolls, a good museum and I can certainly recommend the hotel, the restaurants and the good Cornish pub.

I  lived nearby behind Par Beach for 5 happy years.

I still visit and enjoy Charlestown occasionally.


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