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A digital painting, using Andy’s brushes in DAP, of the Four Days Battle of 1666 by Willem van de Velde the Younger.
Original PD image from wikipedia commons and information from wikipedia.

It shows the Royal Prince, that has run aground and surrounded by Dutch ships, she surrenders. The outcome is that the Dutch fleet set fire to the Royal Prince and she is totally destroyed.
The Royal Prince was a 92-gun first-rate ship of the line built by Phineas Pett I at Woolwich and launched in 1610. She was the first ship of the line with three complete gun decks,

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royal prince, 1st rate, royal navy, 1666, battle ship, sailing ship, wooden ship

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  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 3 years ago

    Fantastic work Dennis

  • Thank you again Maggie :)
    Your comments are just wonderful :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealyalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations on the double feature, Dennis. An excellent image! Well done.

    -Gene

  • Thank you Gene :)
    and you too :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • RicIanH
    RicIanHalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations on being featured. This is fascinating

  • Many thanks :)
    Old sailing ships are my passion because I lived and travelled on various yachts from 1986 to 2008 :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you Sue :)
    WoW 2 this time – fabulous :)
    Regards

    – Dennis Melling

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