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


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

In 1861 the last paddle-driven ship of the Cunard Steamship Company was launched.

In the following year Scotia broke the record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic to win the Blue Riband, and held it for five years.

In that same year, 1862, Cunard launched its first screw propelled liner ‘The China’.

Passenger Vessels