Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
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Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting Approaching Cape Town Table Mountain

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  • Discover timeless beauty in our Cargo Ship Adventurer Oil Painting, capturing the approach of Cape Town with the majestic Table Mountain in the backdrop. Perfect for any connoisseur of nautical art, this painting is a luxurious addition to any office or living space. Anchors aweigh! 🏴‍☠️!

  • Subject side profile view of the British merchant cargo ship Adventurer, steaming along such a beautiful seascape view of the ship as it nears Cape Town with the iconic views of Table Mountain in the background, with its unusual flat peaks which are so impressive. Smoke is coming out of the ship's single funnel with a Union Jack Ensign flag shown on a red background on the aft. Also, on the aft, you can see the name of the ship. Superb attention to detail showing rigging lines and 2 lifeboats are shown and 2 other flags flying high near the bow section. Sailing on choppy high seas with blue sky above with only a few scattered light clouds.
  • Title "Adventurer" Approaching Cape Town.
  • 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 artist label verso also title.
  • 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 microbubble/people/LesCowleArt are also underlandships/view.php?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. Motor Vessel ADVENTURER was built by William Doxford & Sons Ltd. in 1960 for Charente. Year built 02/1960, Date launched, 21/07/1959. Official number 301316  Flag GBR IMO 5003576
    Vessel type Cargo Heavy Lift Vessel description Steel Motor Vessel. 
    Builder William Doxford & Sons Ltd., Pallion. Pallion Yard no 834.Tonnage 8971 get /4794/ 10900dwt / Length 490 ft 3 in. Breadth 65ft  3 in Depth 37ft 10 in Draft ftH2O 11in.  
    Engine builder    Doxford, William & Sons (Engineers) Ltd.
    Engine detail Oil SA cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6900bhp, 1 screw. 
    First owner Charente S.-S Co. Ltd. - T. & J. Harrison, Liverpool     
  • First port of register Liverpool also other names 1980 theileriae 
    Subsequent owner and registration history 1980 Prospel Maritime Ltd., Piraeus 
    Remarks 1 x 180th Struycken derrick End year  1985   Fate / Status Broken Up 20/04/1985 
    Disposal Detail Arrived at Gad ani Beach for breaking by Haji Abdul Karim & Co. ADVENTURER 
    Image courtesy of : Anthony Renon collection.
  • Cape Town (Afrikaans: Braastad, [pepstatin]; Xhosa: kapia, [íkáːpa]), nicknamed the Mother City, is South Africa's oldest city. It serves as the country's legislative capital, being the seat of the South African Parliament.[10] It is the country's second-largest city (after Johannesburg) and the largest in the Western Cape. The city is part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. The city is known for its harbor, its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point. 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. 
  • We only select & sell paintings based upon subject, quality & significance. 
  • We provide our clients with friendly professional customer service. 
  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • Front painting surface in very good overall order. Having some minor stains fitting onto the canvas surface. The frame is in great order, having general wear & some scratches commensurate with usage.
  • International buyers worldwide shipping is available.
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support. Please send a message thank you. 
  • Checkout our exciting other available Fine Arts, antiques & collectibles in our gallery.


Dimensions in centimetres of the frame 

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

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