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Painting of Greenock built destroyer HMS Loyal
Ships and Harbours
No: 1354   Contributor: James A. Pottinger   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Unknown
Painting of Greenock built destroyer HMS Loyal

My painting of HMS Loyal (G15), L-class destroyer built by Scotts' of Greenock. Original in McLean Museum in Greenock.
Picture added on 18 March 2007
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Do you exhibit your photos anywhere? if not, if my opinion counts for anything I think you should.

Added by Andrew Wright on 19 March 2007.
great painting, you have movement in the painting and the sea is how it should be, great

Added by Ken Russell on 20 March 2007.
My father Keith Savage was a signalman on the Loyal in 1944 and was on her when she was mined in the Adriatic on Oct 12th that year. A great painting! Thanks for displaying it.

Added by Ken Savage on 07 September 2009.
My father Peter John Wilson was a stoker on HMS Loyal during the second world war serving in Malta and many of the incidents that I have seen in reports. And I know the surname Savage from my school days in Erith, Kent. I have some photo's of HMS Loyal as well. I paint in oil and would love to paint one of my pictures - one day. Love the picture.

Added by John Wilson on 02 May 2010.
My late father in law Jim Hickman served on HMS Loyal in 1944 until it was taken out of commision.
What a fantastic painting, I wish he could have seen it.

Added by Bill Sutton on 11 January 2012.
My late father Ken Walters served on HMS Loyal until she was mined and taken to Malta in 1944.

Added by David Kenneth Walters on 06 October 2012.
My late father, Terrence Sutton-Mattocks was a Lieutenant RNVR on the Loyal. He would have been so proud of this painting. I wish he could have seen it.

Added by Chris Sutton-Mattocks on 29 November 2016.
Looks like we are building a bit of a crew list here. One of my late fathers' memories was when Tito came aboard once while the Loyal was operating in the Adriatic. Do any of your fathers have any such memories?

Added by Ken Savage on 01 December 2016.
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