HMS Wizard

HMS Wizard

Nice one Chris.

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HMS Wizard, an A class destroyer built in 1895 originally with three funnels but later reduced to two, seen here as she appeared in 1912. Of a type known as "turtle-backs" she was scrapped in 1920. Uniquely, she was fitted with in-turning propellers and was consequently difficult to manoeuvre. She had a well deserved reputation for colliding with other vessels when entering or leaving harbour!

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Chris Howat

I started to paint seriously when I retired and attended a weekly class for a few years. After our teacher retired, our group continued to meet and we have found that this helps and encourages us. We have visiting artists to give workshops every month. I have tried all mediums except oils and loveā€¦

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