Sea History 019 - Winter 1980-1981

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The seas bury and forget, but upon them man exercises his most implacable determination . ..

"Bound for Valparaiso, "by Jim Gray. This is the way the Peking would look to her Captain, standing on the bridge deck just abaft the main mast lookingforward. She was steeredfrom this deck located amidship, notfrom the poop deck. Peking is on a port tack in the variables off Argentina, heading South toward Cape Horn. They have been coming into heavier weather this morning, seas are building, and care will be taken not to lose sails. Oil, 24 " x 36".

"The Big K, "by Norma Jay. The Betsy Lis typical of many tugs engaged in the logging business plying the coastal waters of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. The painting portrays the final stage of a log tow. The logs, having been towed into the harbor via ocean, are now being herded into position alongside one of the freighters.



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