Watercolors Shipwreck

Watercolors Shipwreck
That image is based on a real shipwreck located near Costinesti, Romania. The ship was build up in Belfast at Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries ( the same place where Titanic was build) and was launched on 28 may 1942 as Empire Strength. On 15 march 1946 was purchased by Frederick Leyland & Co. Ltd, and renamed Saxon Star. On august 1961 the ship was sold for £117,000 to D. L. Street Ltd., Cardiff, and renamed Redbrook. In 1965 ship was again sold, this time to Hegif Compania Naviera S.A., Greece, and renamed E. Evangelia. On 15 Octomber 1968 the ship grounded on Costinesti,Romania.

Source: Bluestarline.org

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