Jean Jacques Midderigh
(Paris 7-7-1877- 14-7-1970 Wassenaar)
Dutch grafic artist.
|Algiers: steamer, harbour and buildings.|
|S.S. Aramis, probably at Saigon Harbour|
|S.S. Aramis: Ships plan|
There's also a story to the beautiful ship in the second print above: S.S. Aramis.
The George Philippar served a ships life time and was eventually scrapped in 1974 but sister Felix Roussell sank after a fire on her maiden voyage in 1932.
Aramis later was used as an Allied merchant cruiser 1939-1942 and then seized by the Japanese in april 1942 at Saigon and renamed Teia Maru. The Japanese used her as a troops and hospital ship. It was torpedoed and sunk by a US submarine on august 18th 1944.
|Aramis renamed Teia Maru|
|Aramis in her days of glory.|