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Brunel’s ‘Great Western’

Great Western

From the brush of David Bray The Great Western This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below In the development of merchant and naval shipping, the …

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38 Yeoward Alondra

Alondra

From the brush of David Bray Alondra This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below ALONDRA in the Mersey When I was about 11 I started …

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Royal Archer

From the brush of David Bray Royal Archer This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below Almost forgotten nowadays is the fleet of small passenger-cargo vessels …

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Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril

From the brush of David Bray Yellow Peril This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below As a kid in Great Yarmouth, the coasters of F …

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Sea Breezes article - Saga Ruby

Saga Ruby

From the brush of David Bray Saga Ruby This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below Delivered in 1973 for Norwegian American Line, and originally named …

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Sea Breezes cover - Larpool

Larpool

From the brush of David Bray Larpool This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. Click on the images to see larger versions | You can read the article text below The “Larpool” was a tramp steamer built in 1924 by Pickersgill’s …

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Teapot

The Tale of “Teapot” First published in the NWT Journal, Spring 1989 by “Leveret” (David Bray) The wherry lay on the White Swan quay in the North River. Young Albert had been left aboard alone to keep ship while his dad was in the infirmary. He had come down with a cold during the big …

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