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Steam Packet Prints

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Mona's Queen 5 Mounted Print

Mona's Queen 5 Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 40cm x 25cm / Overall Size with Mount 49cm x 34cm

35.00

The Mona's Queen was built for the IOMSPC by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company in Troon, Scotland and launched on 21st December 1971. She made her maiden voyage on 9th June 1972. The vessel was then withdrawn from service several weeks later for further adjustments before becoming fully operational.

She principally worked the Liverpool to Douglas sailings and continued on the winter services between 1972 and 1984 with "Manx Maid"2 ,"Ben-my-Chree V",and latterly her "new sister "Lady of Mann 2". She also played her part in introducing new car ferry services such as to Dublin in 1974.

1990 was to be her final year in service but before she completed her season she rendezvoused with the Cunard liner "Queen Elizabeth 2" in Liverpool and carried islanders specially to witness the liner during Cunard's 150th Anniversary. Prior to returning to the Island she did a complete circular sail past of the liner which was anchored mid river.

Her final voyage was 3rd September 1990 and after which she was laid up in Liverpool prior to being sold to Philippine buyers in December 1995 and being renamed "Mary the Queen".




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Manannan Mounted Print

Manannan Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 39cm x 27cm / Overall Size with Mount 49cm x 38cm

35.00

In 2007 "Seacat Isle of Man" returned to the IOMSPC having been given a new company livery and renamed "Snaefell VI". Also at this time the Steam Packet Company had purchased a much larger Seacat vessel that had originated from the US Navy. Given the new name of "Manannan" she underwent a major re-build in Portsmouth and was introduced to company service during May 2009.

For a short period both the Mananannan and Snaefell VI operated alongside each other as depicted in this latest IOM Steam Packet artwork entitled "Arrivals and Departures" from Philip Welsh.



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Ben-My-Chree VI Mounted Print

Ben-My-Chree VI Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 38cm x 31cm / Overall Size with Mount 49cm x 41cm

35.00

This mounted print depicts the Ben-My-Chree VIs arrival in Douglas for the first time on 6th July 1998 as her predecessor, KIng Orry VI departs for Heysham.

This Steam Packet illustration by this serves as a tribute to the late Captain Vernon Kinley who brought the new Ben from her Dutch builders in Rotterdam and who sadly passed away a few weeks later.

Limited Edition Print of 20 is set into a cream card mount ready for framing.



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Snaefell 5 Mounted Print

Snaefell 5 Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 42cm x 28cm / Overall Size with Mount 52cm x 40cm

35.00

Built by Cammell Laird Shipbuilders for the Steam Packet Company, the Snaefell 5 entered service in July 1948 and served with the company until 1977 before being scrapped the following year. The print depicts her on a typical arrival in Douglas during the Summer Season.

Print is set into a cream card mount ready for framing


Manx Maid II Mounted Print

Manx Maid II Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 39cm x 29cm / Overall Size with Mount 50cm x 39cm

35.00

Entitled "Diverted to Peel" this is the latest illustration in the Steam Packet series by artist Philip Welsh. It depicts the "Manx Maid II" arriving at Peel having been diverted from Douglas owing to severe easterly gales. This was a common practice when this combination of weather conditions occurred.

This Limited Edition Print of 30 is set into a cream card mount ready for framing.



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Ben-My-Chree V Mounted Print

Ben-My-Chree V Mounted Print

Author: Artist Philip Welsh

Print Size: 42cm x 35cm / Overall Size with Mount 51cm x 35cm

35.00

Launched in 1966, the Ben-My-Chree V was the second passenger car ferry to be built for the Steam Packet Company. She operated on all the company's routes and was withdrawn from service in September 1984 although she briefly returned to service for two weeks in June 1985 to help with the TT sailings.


Mona's Isle 3 Mounted Print

Mona's Isle 3 Mounted Print

Author: Artist: Philip Welsh

Print Size: 34cm x 27cm / Overall Size with Mount 52cm x 39cm

35.00

Built by Caird and Co of Greenock for the Steam Packet Company, the Paddle Steamer Mona's Isle 3 was launched in 1882 and served with the Steam Packet Company until being requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1915. In the print she is depicted departing Fleetwood. After the War she did not return to the Company and was scrapped in 1919.

Print is set into a cream card mount ready for framing


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