Wed, 29th Apr 2009 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Popham)

 
Lot 15
 

15

BRITISH SCHOOL<br/>The general cargo steamer...

BRITISH SCHOOL
The general cargo steamer Yorkmoor at sea
Indistinctly signed 'Bo... 1905' (lower left)
Watercolour heightened with white
13 x 22½in. (33 x 57cm.)
The first of three "Yorkmoors" built for the Moor Line Ltd (Runciman), London by Readhead of Southshields in 1902, she registered 3,544 tons and was sold in 1912 being renamed Rio Sorocaba and again in 1915, renamed Ant Cassar. She was lost on 27th August 1918.

Sold for £372
Estimated at £200 - £300

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
BRITISH SCHOOL
The general cargo steamer Yorkmoor at sea
Indistinctly signed 'Bo... 1905' (lower left)
Watercolour heightened with white
13 x 22½in. (33 x 57cm.)
The first of three "Yorkmoors" built for the Moor Line Ltd (Runciman), London by Readhead of Southshields in 1902, she registered 3,544 tons and was sold in 1912 being renamed Rio Sorocaba and again in 1915, renamed Ant Cassar. She was lost on 27th August 1918.