The Gallant Ohio
The Gallant Ohio
$320.00
Select From: 

Product Description

"THE GALLANT OHIO" by ROBERT TAYLOR


Signed and Numbered Print US $320

Edition Size - 850
Artist Proof US $520
Edition Size - 85


A special edition paying tribute to those who braved the tortuous Mediterranean convoys, whose courage and devotion to duty saved Malta, and paved the way to victory.

Spitfires of 126 and 185 Squadrons successfully fend off a last desperate attempt by enemy aircraft to sink the crippled American tanker Ohio, still some 80 miles short of the beleaguered island of Malta. Badly damaged and barely afloat the Ohio, assisted by Royal Navy destroyers Penn, (foreground), Bramham (lashed to Ohio’s port side) and Ledbury, limped into port to a tumultuous welcome, on August 15, 1942. Her vital cargo of fuel kept the island’s air defences alive, and ultimately made the island secure.

Overall print size: 32" x 23"

Joining artist Robert Taylor in signing each print in the edition FIVE distinguished signatures representing The Royal Navy, The Fleet Air Arm and The Royal Air Force, who fought for the defence of Malta and the Malta convoys.

Flight Lieutenant TONY HOLLAND
Admiral of the Fleet LORD LEWIN
Wing Commander P.B. ‘LADDIE’ LUCAS
Lieutenant Commander G.G. MARTEN
Lieutenant PETER TWISS








THE GALLANT OHIO by ROBERT TAYLOR (Spitfire: 126 Squadron: 185 Squadron: Malta Campaign: Royal Navy: RAF)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts

Accessories



Visit Virginia’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaBaderFineArtsGallery/

Bookmark This Site!
-or-
Share This Site with a Friend

We Securely Process our Orders Through:
Solution Graphics


Virginia Bader - First in Aviation Art
Virginia Bader Fine Arts
John Wayne Orange County Airport
19531 Campus Drive, Suite 19
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Local: 949-263-1404 -or-
949-263-0992 FAX
e-mail: vbfa@aol.com