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Ferdinand Worms (1859 - 1939)

Lot 2084: Ferdinand Worms (American, 1859-1939) The S.S. City of Chattanooga at sea 33 x 56-1/4 in. (83.8 x 142.9 cm.)

Bonhams 2

May 25, 2011
New York, NY, US

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The S.S. City of Chattanooga at sea
signed lower left: "F. Worms"
oil on canvas
33 x 56-1/4 in. (83.8 x 142.9 cm.)

Notes


The American built screw steamer City of Chattanooga was in service between 1923- 1942. She was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., in Newport News, VA., and owned by the Ocean Steam Ship Co. She had a principal dimension of 382ft and weighed 5,861 tons. She was used as a training ship in WW II and torpedoed in 1942.

Provenance:
- Seatrain Corporation, 1954

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