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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. You can read the article text below Almost forgotten nowadays is the fleet of small passenger-cargo vessels running regular services around the UK and in Home-Trade …

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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. You can read the article text below As a kid in Great Yarmouth, the coasters of F T Everard were a familiar sight. There was always …

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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. You can read the article text below Delivered in 1973 for Norwegian American Line, and originally named “Vistafjord”, the “Saga Ruby” was the last ocean liner …

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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. You can read the article text below The “Larpool” was a tramp steamer built in 1924 by Pickersgill’s in Sunderland for Headlam & Sons of Whitby. She …

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See Breezes featuring David's Otranto painting

Otranto

Sea Breezes – Otranto The venerable ‘Sea Breezes’ magazine which celebrated its centenary in 2019, is featuring some of David’s paintings in a series called ‘From the brush of David Bray’. First up is the painting of Otranto arriving at Tilbury. Here’s the story behind it. OTRANTO was built by Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness in 1926 for …

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