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Norwegian Wooden Barque Sailing Vessel Built by B.Balchen & Co 1892 (369 Gt) Under Command of Master O.A.Hagen (1 of 7)
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Norwegian Wooden Barque Sailing Vessel Built by B.Balchen & Co 1892 (369 Gt) Under Command of Master O.A.Hagen

REF: 0737 / LA159320
£4,850
€5,666
$6,101
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Description
Large Late 19th Century Oil Painting on Canvas of The Three Masted Vessel named Pronto. - This historically important painting is the only known surviving example painted shortly after the vessels construction in 1892 and sometime before its demise after running ashore in bad weather and becoming a ship wreck thereafter in 1895 - This painting provides the only detailed visual record of the vessel at sea other than the official black and white ship builders blue print plans. - The Pronto was a wooden barque built by B Balchen & Co, Norway, in 1892. - Technical and configuration specifications are given as 369gt, 347nt; 141ft 1in length x 29ft 4in breadth x 12ft 1in depth; 1 deck. - At time of loss on 21 April 1895, the barque was still owned by its builder and under the command of master O A Hagen. - It was on passage from Mauritius to Garston with a cargo of sugar when it ran ashore at Porth-Post and became stranded. - A barque, barc, or bark is a type of sailing vessel with three or more masts having the fore- and mainmasts rigged square and only the mizzen (the aftmost mast) rigged fore-and-aft. - Ship Wreck Archaeological remains associated with the loss of this vessel are not confirmed at this location, but may be in the vicinity. - Source Of Information Board of Trade Wreck Return 1895 Appendix C table 1 pg140 (662) Larn and Larn Shipwreck database 2002 Lloyds Register of British and Foreign Shipping 1 July 1893 - 30 June 1894 number 849. - Condition Cleaned and Re-varnished / Past Reline & Slight Restoration. - Delivery Uk Courier ( 7-10 Days ) By Hand Add £80 International Shipping Quotes On Request - Telephone. Enquiries. 07765 856171 - Quote Our Ref 0737 -
measurements
Height:
32 IN
Width:
44 IN
Depth:
2 IN
declaration
Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art has clarified that the Norwegian Wooden Barque Sailing Vessel Built by B.Balchen & Co 1892 (369 Gt) Under Command of Master O.A.Hagen (LA159320) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century
condition
Cleaned and Re-varnished / Past Reline & Slight Restoration.
additional info
Date of Manufacture:
19th Century
location
This Norwegian Wooden Barque Sailing Vessel Built by B.Balchen & Co 1892 (369 Gt) Under Command of Master O.A.Hagen is located in Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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