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    Sale 5887

    Maritime Art

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 764

    Stewart Joyce, 20th Century

    The general cargo steamer Irish Elm in a swell

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Stewart Joyce, 20th Century
    The general cargo steamer Irish Elm in a swell
    signed 'Stewart Joyce' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    15¾ x 23¾ in. (40 x 60 cm.)


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    The general cargo steamer Irish Elm was built for Irish Shipping Ltd. by W. Gray & Co. at West Hartlepool in 1953. Registered at 5,828 tons gross (3,209 net), she measured 419 feet in length with a 58 foot beam and was engined by her builders.

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