Whaling ship Petrel.
Steam whaling ship abandoned in 1965, at Grytviken, King Edwards Cove.South Georgia. There was a second ship which has been recovered to the uk for restoration, as it was a WW1 armed trawler, named Viola. The Petra’s spends some of the year iced in, the colours are fantastic in the summer months. Built in 1905 so Alan old lady. I’m against whaling, but am fascinated by the old whaling station.
About the Artist
Paul (Dixie) Dean
I developed an interest in watercolour painting whilst recovering from a spinal injury . Started painting whilst laid flat on my back using a mirror, did it stop the OT pestering me, but it backfired. When I sat up had to start all over again as I was use to painting through a mirror. Stop painting…View full profile