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HMS TRINCOMALEE VISITING HARTLEPOOL IN 1862

The painting shows HMS Trincomalee making a courtesy visit to West Hartlepool probably for recruitment purposes, thus she shows a Pilot Jack at the bowsprit, sails are carefully trimmed and the crew are hastening to get the "ship shape and Bristol fashion". HMS Trincomalee is the oldest vessel in the Royal Navy still afloat. She was bui...

  • Id: hms-trincomalee_hartlepool_1862-b1p-005-b2p-083
  • Name: HMS TRINCOMALEE VISITING HARTLEPOOL IN 1862
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36"" x 24"" (92cm x 61cm)
  • Section: HISTORIC VESSELS
  • Book 1 Page: 5
  • Book 2 Page: 83