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THE QUEVILLY ARRIVING IN DIEPPE, FRANCE FROM THE USA C1905

The Quevilly was the late nineteenth century equivalent of the modern giant oil tanker. As one of the great steel hulled four-masters she carried some 3,400 tons of crude oil in barrels from Philadelphia to Dieppe. Dieppe, was already an oil port in 1886 possessing an important oil refinery. Little has changed in this part of the harbour since t...

  • Id: quevilly_dieppe_france_1905-b1p-063-b2p-082
  • Name: THE QUEVILLY ARRIVING IN DIEPPE, FRANCE FROM THE USA C1905
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 30"" x 20"" (76cm x 51 cm)
  • Section: WORKING PORTS
  • Book 1 Page: 63
  • Book 2 Page: 82