London, South Kensington
13 May 2009
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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