I am teaching myself to sketch. It has become a favorite hobby.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Eurymedon Bridge, near Selge Pisidia, Turkey


English Translation of Spanish explanation -- First of all the ship's name is "ASTREE" not Astrel.

French type frigata.  Burned and abandoned between Cape Forneax and Cape San Juan.  Crew members rescued.

River Ragan

English Translation -- English Boat.  Wind and sea fog calm made fuero pulled over on of the islands new year.  Castaways rescued.  1885


English Translation of Spanish Explanation -- Ran aground on rocks of New Year.  Captain and wife die.  1910


English Translation of Spanish explanation -- Anglo-american boat.  Chains broke and was thrown against the rocks for action occur to and waves in bay of Port Pactolis.  Crew Rescued.

Saturday, February 23, 2013


1876 -- Belgian Barque Rig.  Islands of the Srares (Islas de los Estados),  She was found abandoned.  The Captain and seven men were drowned in maneuvers.  This is the fifth drawing of a vessel lost in the sland chains near Cape Horn, South America

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Louisa -- 1893

This is the fourth drawing of a vessel lost in the vicinity of the Islas de los Estados (Islands of the States).  English "Cutter" rigged vessel.  Place: San Juan area on the Islas de los Estados near Cape Horn.  Calm winds and heavy surf pushed the vessel ashore.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Shipwreck and Sinking of the "SS Lotus"

This is the third drawing of a specific ship that was sunk in the Islands of the Estados.  The location of these three wreck drawings are found on a Traveler's Copy of the Isla De Los Estados Chart.  Bahia de San Juan do Salsamento.  Encall'o en una roca. Cinco marinos rescatados.