Flying the flag of the redoubtable Rear-Admiral Robert Burnett, Belfast is depicted steaming away, a day late, from the important assembly and dispersal anchorage of Loch Ewe, Western Ross in the remote Scottish Highlands.
HMS Belfast sailed to Russia as part of convoy JW53, which left Loch Ewe on February 15th 1943 with 28 ships. Six ships turned back because of damage by the adverse weather conditions, but the rest reached Kola Inlet on the 27th of February.
See HMS Belfast’s service history here.
Conservation quality signed print of pencil and scalpel blade drawing.
Print size: 18.5 x 44.6 cm