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'Florence' and 'Gimello'

Photo credit: Maryport Maritime Museum

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Maryport steam-tug 'Florence' leading the 598-tonne Italian barque 'Gimello' into Maryport during a heavy gale, on 18th October 1883. 'Gimello' was built in 1872 by Salamone at Voltri.

Maryport Maritime Museum


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    63.5 x 90 cm

  • Accession number

    MAYMM 1991.1062

  • Acquisition method

    on loan from a private organisation


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