Resident Turtle , Wreck of the Thistlegorm, Red Sea


The British Merchant naval  World War 2  ship , the SS Thistlegorm was built in 1940  in Sunderland, England. She was sunk on 6 October 1941 near Ras Muhammad in the North Red Sea  in the Strait of Gubal.  This British transport ship was sunk in 1941 after a German air attack and is now a well known diving site.

A rich variety of marine life including the resident hawksbill turtle  can be seen in this ship wreck apart from sergeant majors, jacks, tuna, barracuda , an occasional dolphin or shark

The wreck was first discovered by Jacque Cousteau in the 1950s .


Original:  Oil on canvas ; 12 x 16″  (305 x 410mm), framed

Limited Edition Print : Available as Giclee print on finest quality paper or  canvas. International shipment

Sizes available: 8 x 12″(203 x 305 mm); 12 x 16″(305 x 410mm); 18 x 24″(457 x 610 mm); 24 x 32″ (610 x 813mm)

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Will post rolled up  in  a tube with Certificate of Authenticity, number of the print and artist’s signature.