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Акварели Джима Рея (Jim Rae)

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Офигенно! Серию акварелей про конвой "Дервиш" я уже видел, но что там такое разнообращие сюжетов, от Нельсона до современности, я не ожидал.


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Soviet Icebreaker Krasin. Pulls aside after leading convoy through ice.
Soviet Icebreaker Krasin. Pulls aside after leading convoy through ice.

'Dervish' convoy approaching Arkhangelsk, L to R Soviet destroyer Grozny, Llansteven Castle, HMS Salamander.
'Dervish' convoy approaching Arkhangelsk, L to R Soviet destroyer Grozny, Llansteven Castle, HMS Salamander.

Godetia. Godetia was one of two Flower Class Corvettes manned by the Belgian Navy.
Godetia. Godetia was one of two Flower Class Corvettes manned by the Belgian Navy.

Another in the Operation Dervish series. Russian Destroyer Kuibychev Leads Llanstephen Castle up the River Dvina to Archangel.
Another in the Operation Dervish series. Russian Destroyer Kuibychev Leads Llanstephen Castle up the River Dvina to Archangel.

27 August,1814 Fort Washington on the Potomac River.
27 August,1814 Fort Washington on the Potomac River.

Another study for the Dervish Convoy paintings. In the Dvina river off Archangel.
Another study for the Dervish Convoy paintings. In the Dvina river off Archangel.

Empire Tourist was returning from Russia in Concoy RA 57.
Empire Tourist was returning from Russia in Concoy RA 57.

Here is the other 'Dervish' painting that went to Russia.
Here is the other 'Dervish' painting that went to Russia.

Llansteven Castle at Archangel.
Llansteven Castle at Archangel.

Liberator Down.
Liberator Down.

Ice Breaker. Soviet Ice Breaker 'Krasin' leads a convoy through sea ice in the Barents Sea.
Ice Breaker. Soviet Ice Breaker 'Krasin' leads a convoy through sea ice in the Barents Sea.

Sinking of U-264. L to R HMS Woodpecker, U-264 , HMS Starling. Part of Captain 'Johnny' Walker's 2nd Escort Group.
Sinking of U-264. L to R HMS Woodpecker, U-264 , HMS Starling. Part of Captain 'Johnny' Walker's 2nd Escort Group.

From the 1950s. HMS Ceylon.
From the 1950s. HMS Ceylon.

Seaplane tender USS Currytuck hoists a P5M Martin Marlin of VP-48 aboard for servicing.
Seaplane tender USS Currytuck hoists a P5M Martin Marlin of VP-48 aboard for servicing.

'Herk's o're the Howe' Two RAF Hercules ac low level over the 'Howe of Fife' Lomond hills on the left, with Falkland at the foot.
'Herk's o're the Howe' Two RAF Hercules ac low level over the 'Howe of Fife' Lomond hills on the left, with Falkland at the foot.

Orcas with Mellon. USCGC Mellon somewhere on the North West Coast.
Orcas with Mellon. USCGC Mellon somewhere on the North West Coast.




Printz Eugen and Admiral Hipper in a Fjiord.
Printz Eugen and Admiral Hipper in a Fjiord.

Ark Royal, Scylla and a Phantom doing 'Touch And Go's' .
Ark Royal, Scylla and a Phantom doing 'Touch And Go's' .

No 70 passes the old Argo Tunnel mine not long before the line was closed.
No 70 passes the old Argo Tunnel mine not long before the line was closed.

HMS Nairana and the Corvette HMCS Rosthern. On convoy escort. Landing on was never easy in the Northern Oceans.
HMS Nairana and the Corvette HMCS Rosthern. On convoy escort. Landing on was never easy in the Northern Oceans.

Still 'Working on the Railroad'. On the High Bridge on the Georgetown loop.
Still 'Working on the Railroad'. On the High Bridge on the Georgetown loop.

Hermes, Fort Dunvegan, Tidereach and Minerva about RAS as soon as the Gannet lands on.
Hermes, Fort Dunvegan, Tidereach and Minerva about RAS as soon as the Gannet lands on.




HMS NEPTUNE picking up the tow from the battle damaged HMS VICTORY.
HMS NEPTUNE picking up the tow from the battle damaged HMS VICTORY.

HMS Argus and friends 'below the Bridge', late WW1.
HMS Argus and friends 'below the Bridge', late WW1.

Armed Merchant Cruiser Carinthia on the Northern Patrol 1940 she was Torpedoed west of Galway Bay by U 46 at 13-13 on the sixth of June 1940.
Armed Merchant Cruiser Carinthia on the Northern Patrol 1940 she was Torpedoed west of Galway Bay by U 46 at 13-13 on the sixth of June 1940.

May 8th 1941, HMS Cornwall's Walrus investigates Norwegian ship Tamerlane. She is in fact the Kriegsmarine Commerce Raider Pinguin.
May 8th 1941, HMS Cornwall's Walrus investigates Norwegian ship Tamerlane. She is in fact the Kriegsmarine Commerce Raider Pinguin.

HMS Pangbourne minesweeper another unsung heroine of WW2.
HMS Pangbourne minesweeper another unsung heroine of WW2.

Hospital Ship Gascon at Mudros WW1.
Hospital Ship Gascon at Mudros WW1.

AMC RAWALPINDI sailing from Scapa Flow to patrol north of the Faroe Islands. On November 23rd 1939 she sighted and reported the Sharnhorst and Gneisenau. She fought for 40 minutes before being sunk.
AMC RAWALPINDI sailing from Scapa Flow to patrol north of the Faroe Islands. On November 23rd 1939 she sighted and reported the Sharnhorst and Gneisenau. She fought for 40 minutes before being sunk.

Prince David off the Beachead.
Prince David off the Beachead.




'The Battle of Taranto' the final Swordfish returning to HMS ILLUSTRIOUS.
'The Battle of Taranto'  the final Swordfish returning to HMS ILLUSTRIOUS.

This is based on the original painting I did 'For those in Peril' also the one I used for the No Roses poem.
This is based on the original painting I did 'For those in Peril' also the one I used for the No Roses poem.

RMS Celtic aground on 10th Dec 1928 at Roche Point Near Queenstown. She was broken up for scrap where she lay.
RMS Celtic aground on 10th Dec 1928 at Roche Point Near Queenstown. She was broken up for scrap where she lay.

Two Low Level! Sea Vixen and Albatross.
Two Low Level! Sea Vixen and Albatross.

HMS Sikh in a following sea.
HMS Sikh in a following sea.

ORP BLYSKAWICA of the Polish Navy one of the few ships fast enough to escort Queen Mary in WW2.
ORP BLYSKAWICA of the Polish Navy one of the few ships fast enough to escort Queen Mary in WW2.

HMS Sikh passing the Cloch Lighthouse on the Clyde during builders speed trials, year 1938.
HMS Sikh passing the Cloch Lighthouse on the Clyde during builders speed trials, year 1938.

Tornado.
Tornado.

Ambush! Fairmile C class MGBs waiting for the mist to clear.
Ambush! Fairmile C class MGBs waiting for the mist to clear.


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HMS HOOD (no not that one) going along side a Coalling Hulk, with a Gun Boat and early Submarine pre WW1.
HMS HOOD (no not that one) going along side a Coalling Hulk, with a Gun Boat and early Submarine pre WW1.




During the 'Norwegian campain, Juniper was sent to escort the tanker 'Oil Pioneer' back to the uk.Their luck ran out when they met SHARNHORST, GNEISENAU ADLIRAL HIPPER and 4 destroyers!
During the 'Norwegian campain, Juniper was sent to escort the tanker 'Oil Pioneer' back to the uk.Their luck ran out when they met SHARNHORST, GNEISENAU ADLIRAL HIPPER and 4 destroyers!

Hurricat, some merchant ships had catapults fitted enabling them to launch (usually) a Hawker Hurricane as air defence for their convoy.
Hurricat, some merchant ships had catapults fitted enabling them to launch (usually) a Hawker Hurricane as air defence for their convoy.

And after the launch button was pressed! (Spot the 'bogey').
And after the launch button was pressed! (Spot the 'bogey').

West of Murmansk two of B flight , 81 Sqdn. Sighted an Me110, getting off a few shots Bush chased the enemy at low level, but it escaped.
West of Murmansk two of B flight , 81 Sqdn. Sighted an Me110, getting off a few shots Bush chased the enemy at low level, but it escaped.

Passer By. Dory fishing on the Grand Banks.
Passer By. Dory fishing on the Grand Banks.

Jim Rae