A Portfolio of the Artist Leonard J Pearce


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The Artist


America’s Cup Races    Animals & Nature    Clippers & Packet Ships    Naval & Exploration    Passenger Vessels    People & Places    Sculpture

Pilot Boats & Tugs    Ports & Harbors    Schooner Yachts Racing    Schooner Yacht Portraits    Small Craft    Whalers & Fishing Boats    Yachts


Back (history)

‘Devastation’                                                                       (click on the image to return to the previous page)

Launched in 1871, she was the first of the new ocean turret ships.

Built as a floating Gun platform, her main armament consisted of massive guns both fore and aft, which had a wide angle of fire.

Naval & Exploration