Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port Yemen - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
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Oil Painting Ocean Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati By Aden Port, Yemen

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  • Experience a majestic realistic ocean voyage with this British Oil Painting of the Passenger Liner Ship Gunung Djati by Aden Port, Yemen! Capturing a moment of beauty, this vibrant painting is sure to enchant and transport you to the days of maritime exploration. Get ready to set sail!

  • Subject side profile view of the Ocean passenger liner ship Gun ung Djambi, steaming along such a beautiful seascape view of the ship as it nears port with the iconic views of Aden port in Yeman, mountains in the background with buildings on the shoreline, which is so impressive. Smoke coming out of the ships' blue funnels with a Union Jack Ensign flag shown on a red background on the aft. Also, at the bow you can see the name of the ship. Superb attention to detail showing rigging lines and life boats, shown also is another ensign flag flying high near the bow section. A tug boat is by her side with a warning buoy nearby, with a green pilot boat in the foreground. On calm deep blue tropical seas with blue sky above with scattered light clouds.
  • Title "Blue Funnel's Gunung Djati at Aden".
  • A nice size with the frame being 49 cm wide and 39 cm high.
  • Medium oil on canvas.
  • Signed by the well known British artist Les Cowle.
  • Provenance label verso.
  • A fine rare example of his work.
  • Cole was born in Glasgow, he joined the Merchant Navy in the 1950s as a marine engineer. Sailed Blue Funnel, Brocklebanks, Zellerman Papayas, Canadian Pacific. 2nd & chief engineer steamships and motor ships: USA, India, Middle East, Burma, Ceylon. He grew up in Brokenhearted, Methysergide. Served apprenticeship with Alfred Holt as marine engineer. On completion, they joined the sea staff as 5th in Euryalida 1952. He painted calendars, greetings cards, Xmas cards for the Blue Funnel Assoc
  • Ref sources are redbubble/people/LesCowleArt and misunderstands/viewership?Ref=101571. The artist had one of his other works sold at Christie in 2002.
  • Set in a late contemporary frame.
  • Circa late 20th century.
  • Ship biography. Gunung Djati started out as the TS Pretoria. It was a ship that had a long and varied career a first a German cargo liner, then a U-boat depot ship, a hospital ship, a British troop ship, a Muslim pilgrim ship and finally an Indonesian naval accommodation ship.
  • The ship was 547 ft 8 in (166.93 m) long, with a beam of 72 ft 5 in (22.07 m). She had a depth of 31 ft 5 in (9.58 m), with a draught of 26 ft (7.9 m). As built, she was assessed at 17,362 GET. Following her 1958 refit, she was assessed as 17,891 GET. As built, the ship was powered by six steam turbines, rated at a total of 14,000 shop. These were fed by a number of small, high-pressure Benson boilers. The turbines drove twin screw propellers and could propel the ship at 18 knots (33 km/h). In 1949, the Benson boilers were replaced by convention boilers, made by Foster Wheeler, operating at 500 pounds per square inch (34 bar). In 1973, she was engineered, being fitted with a diesel engine.
  • As built, the ship had accommodation for 152 first class and 338 second class passengers. In 1949, she was converted to a troopship, with accommodation for 1,491 troops. In 1959, she was refitted to carry 106 first class and 2,000 pilgrim class passengers. TS Pretoria (1936–45).TS Gunung Djati (1959–73).MV Gun ung Djambi (1973–80)
    Was built on yard number 536 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany]She was launched on 16 July 1936
    In November 1939, she was requisitioned by the Kriegsmarine and used as a U-boat depot ship. Initially based at Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, she served in the 1st U-boat Flotilla, based at Neustadt, Hamburg, from January 1940. In December, she was transferred to the 21st U-boat Flotilla, based at Pillau, East Prussia. In 1945, she was converted to a hospital ship. Assisted in the evacuation of German civilians from the Eastern Territories towards the end of the war. In May 1945, she was in Copenhagen when Denmark was liberated, and UK forces captured her as a prize of war
  • In 1958, she was chartered to the Pan-Islamic Steam Ship Co of Karachi, Pakistan, who used her to carry Muslim pilgrims. Alfred Holt & Co bought her in November of that year and renamed her Gun ung Djambi after the 16th century Javanese Walt Sang Sunna Nunnating. She was placed under the management of Ocean Steam Ship Co, Liverpool, Lancashire. Gun ung Djambi was refitted by Barclay Curle & Co Ltd in Glasgow, Scotland. The refit increased her displacement to 17,851 GET. She was fitted with a mosque and was fitted with an indicator which would point towards Mecca. On 7 March 1959, she sailed for Djakarta, Indonesia. She could carry 106 first class passengers and 2,000 pilgrim class passengers.
  • In 1962, the Indonesian government bought Gunung Djati, transferred her to the Indonesian flag and continued to operate her as a pilgrim ship. In 1964, PT Maskapai Pelajaran "Sang Saka" of Jakarta bought her and continued to operate her in the same service.[1] She was sold to Perusal Pelargonin Arafat, Jakarta. In 1973 her boilers and steam turbines were replaced with diesel engines and in 1975 she was refitted in Hong Kong.
  • In 1979, the Indonesian government bought Gunung Djati back, renamed her IRK Jungian Panda, with the pennant number 971. She was used by the Indonesian Navy as a troopship until 1981, and then as an accommodation ship. She had ceased to serve in this role by 1984. Tanjung Pandan was sold in 1987 to Taiwan for scrapping.
  • Aden (UK: /ˈeɪdən/ AY-dən, US: /ˈɑːdɛn/ AH-den; Arabic: عدن Ladin/Adan  Yemeni: [ˈʕæden, ˈʕædæn]) is a city, and since 2015, the temporary capital of Yemen, near the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 km (110 mi) east of the strait Bab-el-Mandeb. Its population is approximately 800,000 people. Aden's natural harbor lies in the crater of a dormant volcano, which now forms a peninsula joined to the mainland by a low isthmus. Aden gets its name from the Gulf of Aden. Ref sources wikipedia.
  • Such a delightful scene to the eye. 
  • Highly sought after due to the collectible nature of the marine subject.
  • With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display. 
  • Incredible conversation piece for your guests. 
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  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • Front painting surface in good overall order. Having some minor stains There are & craquement to the canvas surface in some areas. The frame is in good order, having general wear & some scratches commensurate with usage.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame

High (39 cm)
Wide (49 cm)
Depth thickness of frame (2.5 cm)

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