Falklands War - HMS SHEFFIELD prepares to re-fuel

acrylic on paper. Signed Tony Batey (lower left). Undated.


18.75 x 29.5 ins (47.6 x 75 cms)


This original has been sold and is no longer available.

A magnificent painting showing HMS SHEFFIELD (Captain JTFG Salt RN) in the waiting position to Replenish at Sea (RAS) from an Olwen class tanker of the RFA.  Alongside the RFA and already RASing are a County Class DLG (HMS ANTRIM or GLAMORGAN) and a Type 21 class frigate (to starboard).  The picture comes complete with a SHEFFIELD cap tally at the top of the mount and a brief description of SHEFFIELD's career below (not shown)