Historical information

The cargo ship" Egyptian Transport" depicted in the painting was a cargo ship landing in Sydney Australia and transporting supplies via Honolulu America to the Western front.
She was Captained by Captain Gordon Trent Chambers. He later Captained a vessel in 1940, the Titania used during Operation Dynamo rescuing British soldiers from Dunkirk in France.

The painting is an original by L. Papaluca a renowned painter of ocean vessels.

Physical description

Gilded wooden frame with painting of S.S. Egyptian Transport.

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed on bow "Egyptian Transport".