PQ13, the first convoy to Murmansk to feel the full fury of German attacks on that route
“New Westminster City” is the central ship illustrated here as PQ 13 is attacked
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I still have at the time of writing this, the file and notes we worked from including all his sketches and photographs.
This original painting was a commission by a survivor; intended as a family heirloom.
I last heard of it going to auction… I now rather wish I’d bought it back.
Further reading about my client’s experiences and PQ13.
Years later the painting was reproduced as a book cover at the request of Captain Igor Kozyr (rtd) who was co authoring with an American, John L. Haynes a book called “Frozen Fury“, a personal account of convoy PQ13, (ISBN 978-1-4512-0156-7).
Igor Kozyr asked me if he could use my PQ 13 painting, an early example of my art, produced for and with an eye witness, as the cover for the Russian version of the book (ISBN 9-785904-180379).
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