Aviation Art Prints .com Home Page
Order Helpline (UK) : 01436 820269

You currently have no items in your basket

Join us on Facebook!

Payment Options Display
Buy with confidence and security!
Publishing historical art since 1985

Follow us on Twitter!
Don't Miss Any Special Deals - Sign Up To Our Newsletter!
Aircraft
Search
Squadron
Search
Artist
Search
Signature
Search

Product Search         
Click Here For Full Artist Print Indexes Aviation History Archive
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC) - AviationArtPrints.com

Massive savings on this month's big offers including our BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE offer on many prints and many others at HALF PRICE or with FREE PRINTS!
Many of our offers end in 20 hours, 55 minutes!
View our Special Offers

On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)


On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)

Royal Air Force catalina over flys a Royal Navy Cruiser of Gibraltar while on patrol.
Item Code : TO0002PCOn the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC) - This Edition
TYPEDESCRIPTIONSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSPRICEPURCHASING
POSTCARDCollectable Greetings Card (No envelope supplied)

Interior message reads Season's Greetings
Front image and overall size 8.75 inches x 6 inches (22cm x 15cm)none2.95

Quantity:
SAVE MONEY WITH OUR TRADE DISCOUNT MULTI-PRINT PACKS - AVAILABLE DIRECT TO OUR CUSTOMERS AT THESE PRICES!
Five card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien.

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

    

    
Buy With :
4 other prints in this pack :
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

Titles in this pack :
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)

Five card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien.

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

    

    
Buy With :
4 other prints in this pack :
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

Titles in this pack :
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)

Five card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien.

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

    

    
Buy With :
4 other prints in this pack :
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE

Pack price : 10 - Save 4.75

Titles in this pack :
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)
On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)  (View This Item)

More trade discount packs including this item available direct to our customers at these prices!
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Ten card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 13.5 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Five card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 4.75 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
Five card pack - On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. - Save 4.75 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR PURCHASE
All prices on our website are displayed in British Pounds Sterling



Other editions of this item : On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien.TO0002
TYPEDESCRIPTIONSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSPRICEPURCHASING
PRINTOpen edition print. Image size 14.5 inches x 9.5 inches (37cm x 23cm)Artist : Timothy OBrienAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!20.00VIEW EDITION...
PRINTVictoria Cross signature edition of 210 prints.

Less than 4 of these specially signed prints available.
Image size 14.5 inches x 9.5 inches (37cm x 23cm) Cruickshank, John
+ Artist : Timothy OBrien


Signature(s) value alone : 75
10 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : 85.00VIEW EDITION...
Extra Details : On the Prowl by Timothy OBrien. (PC)
About all editions :

An example of a similar card from the series :

Some other related items available from this site, matching the aircraft, squadron or signatures of this item.

 On February 15, 1944, a force of B-24s, B-25s and A-20s hammered the heavily defended Japanese base at Kavieng. Several aircraft, however, were forced to ditch; three downed B-25 crews from 345th Bomb Group floating helplessly in life-rafts within a thousand yards of the beach, and the Japanese troops were in no mood to take prisoners. Their only chance of survival was the air-sea rescue PBY Catalina. Nicolas Trudgians dramatic reconstruction depicts Lt. Commander Nathan Gordons PBY Catalina making its final take-off, the intense enemy gunfire from the shore making his mission seemingly impossible. But the young pilot got all 25 men aboard safely home, and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for what is one of the bravest actions of the war in the Pacific.

Flight Out of Hell by Nicolas Trudgian. (XX)
260.00
 On February 15, 1944, flying his Navy PBY Catalina on air-sea rescue duty, Lt. Nathan Gordon received an urgent call. Several 345th BG B25s were down following a major attack on Kavieng, and crews were in the water just offshore. Under intense gunfire, Gordon made no fewer than four perilous water landings to pick up survivors, returning to make an emergency landing at Cape Gloucester with 25 people aboard, an just 10 gallons of fuel in his tanks. Gordon was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Black Cat Rescue by Nicolas Trudgian. (XX)
85.00
 The Consolidated PBY Catalina, the sea going flying workhorse of the US Navy during WW II, is with no doubt the most successful flying boat ever produced. Produced for more than ten years, it was built in greater numbers (3,300) than any other flying boat in history. In the early days of aviation flying boats made a lot of sense because of the relatively limited number of prepared airfields. Any estuary, river, or lake could become an airfield for an aircraft designed as a flying boat. Consolidated Aircraft got into the flying boat business rather late in the game. In 1928 the company won a bid to produce a prototype of a new high-wing monoplane flying boat for the Navy which would utilize aluminum in its fabrication. The XPY prototype was successfully flown in early 1929, but the Glen L. Martin Co., one of the pioneers in flying boat production, won the production contract. Not deterred by this setback, Consolidated utilized the expertise it had developed on this project to introduce a commercial 28-passenger flying boat called the Commodore. This aircraft was utilized by a number of airlines including Pan Am. Concurrent with work on the Commodore the Consolidated design team set about developing an improved version of the XPY. This design (the P2Y-1) had an enclosed cockpit, and was designed to handle either two or three engines. A total of 47 P2Ys were put in service. As production commenced on the P2Y, Consolidated began work on another improved flying boat which would be considerably larger than the P2Y. The prototype of this new aircraft (the XPY-3) utilized retractable wing floats. In 1935 Consolidated won the initial production order for the first PBY-1s in 1935. In 1936 another fifty aircraft were ordered as the PBY-2 derivative. A PBY-2 based in Hawaii is depicted in its pre-war markings over Diamond Head, in Stan Stokes painting entitled Wings Over Waikiki. This version lacked the fuselage window blisters which would be used on later variants. The PBY-2 had a wing span of 104 feet, and was nearly 64 feet in length. Powered by two 850-HP Pratt and Whitney R-1830-64s, the PBY-2 had a maximum speed of 178-MPH, and a range of more than 2,000 miles. The British ordered more than 100 PBYs in 1939. They called the aircraft Catalina. Also in 1939 a number of Catalinas were modified into amphibians by adding a retractable tricycle undercarriage. This added more than 2,000 pounds to the weight of the aircraft, but also improved its versatility. In the first few days following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, many of the PBYs deployed throughout the Pacific were damaged or destroyed. The PBYs were vulnerable to enemy fighter attack when in the air. Despite these early setbacks, the Navy learned to make good use of the PBY as the war progressed. One of the most effective uses of the aircraft was in night search and attack missions, where the aircraft were generally painted all black. These Black Cats operated from island bases and seaplane tenders and effectively hampered night time movement of enemy supplies. The Catalina also flew many Dumbo missions during the war rescuing downed allied aviators. Many thousands of lives were saved during these missions.

Wings Over Waikiki by Stan Stokes. (GS)
294.00
 D for Donald of 270 squadron, Royal Air Force, out of Freetown, West Africa operating in the Atlantic Ocean. It was during routine operation search that D for Donald surprised U515 on the surface and immediately attacked the submarine. U515 in putting up stiff resistance blew a large hole in the hull of D for Donald and the magazine of the starboard side 0.5 twin Browning was hit and the subsequent shrapnel wounded both blister gunners. U515 escaped but was sunk by an American naval hunter group a year later. D for Donald limped back to base and managed to make the beach before it would sink completely.
Catalina Attack by John Wynne Hopkins. (APB)
350.00

See our aviation history timeline for all today's historical aviation events - air victories, aircraft losses and pilot details.

RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Douglas : Airframes updated (added Wellington R1004)
Whitley Mk.V T4322 of No.58 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.
Pilot Officer Andrew Patrick Gilmour added to aircrew database :
Killed aged 26 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of Andrew Patrick Gilmour and Annie Gilmour, husband of Hilda Gertrude Gilmour, of Laindon, Essex.
Whitley Mk.V T4213 of No.58 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 D. W. Barker : First name updated (now D. W.), Squadron service dates updated
New victory claim added : He111 claimed on 29th July 1942 by William Hoy of No.604 Sqn RAF
White added to aircrew database.
Flight Lieutenant Robert Charles Platt added to aircrew database :
Killed aged 29 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of James Francis and Amelia Louisa Minnie Platt, of Teddington, Middlesex.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 Clarke :
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant F. S. Wilson : Squadrons updated (added No.83 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
SEARCH OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES

 

Contact Details
Shipping Info
Terms and Conditions
Classified Ads
Valuations

Join us on Facebook!

Sign Up To Our Newsletter!

Stay up to date with all our latest offers, deals and events as well as new releases and exclusive subscriber content!

This website is owned by Cranston Fine Arts.  Torwood House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu, Helensburgh, Scotland, G848LE

Contact: Tel: (+44) (0) 1436 820269.  Fax: (+44) (0) 1436 820473. Email:

Follow us on Twitter!

Return to Home Page