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S.S. BLUE JACKET

artist unknown

[image: S.S. BLUE JACKET]

Date: circa 1910

Media: mixed media on paper

Size: 466 x 671 mm

Acquired: 1934; Gift

Accession Number: 34.483

The S.S. BLUE JACKET was completed in 1904 by J.L. Thompson and Son of Sunderland for George Hallett of Cardiff. She was sold to a Tyneside Shipping Company in 1915 and renamed TYNEMEDE.               

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Gareth Jones, 13 October 2013, 17:36

This was the ship of which my Great Grandfather was master. My Great Aunt Mari lent an oil painting of it to the Aberystwyth musuem where it still languishes.

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