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Recruit Training, Co. 465
Oct 26, 1960
Over 2,700 items available!

Ship Art by John R. Barrett

John Robert Barrett has been a graphic illustrator for over Forty three years. Considered by many to be one of the foremost naval ship illustrators in the world he is certainly the finest digital illustrator in the field. He is the illustrator of the Tin Can Sailors series of data-type books and other full-sized books by Robert F. Sumrall. He served in the U.S. Navy between 1960 and 1963. Completing his recruit training at Great Lakes, Illinois he was assigned to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station as a storekeeper. Changing his rate to gunners mate, he finished his naval service aboard the USS William R. Rush (DDR-714) home ported at Mayport, Florida. He studied illustration during 1966 at the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut, a school founded by Norman Rockwell, and began his career as a graphic illustrator upon completion. In 1970 he opened his own studio in Annapolis, Maryland specializing commercial illustration. In 1981 he became the manager of the Graphics Section for Black & Decker's International Household Products Division. He began his freelance career as a naval illustrator in 1991. John is a lifetime member of Tin Can Sailors, the National Association of Destroyer Veterans. He has done numerous illustrations, maps, and charts for the TIN CAN SAILOR, the quarterly publication of the National Association of Destroyer veterans. If you wish to contact him you can reach him by e-mail at john@navyyardassociates.net.
     
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Items of Special Note:
 

Posters

Ernest Borgnine


Available Ship Prints:
 

Cutaways

Gleaves-Class

 

Allen M. Sumner-Class

Gleaves-Class DMS

 

Arleigh Burke-Class

Iowa-Class

 

Bagley-Class

John C. Butler-Class

 

Balao-Class Fleet-Type

Kidd-Class

 

Balao-Class/SS

Knox-Class

 

Benham-Class

Little-Class

 

Benson-Class

Mitscher-Class

 

Buckley-Class

Mahan-Class

 

Buckley-APD

Oliver Hazard Perry-Class

 

Cannon-Class

QH-50C DASH

 

Charles F. Adams-Class

Rudderow-Class

 

Clemson-Class

Rudderow-APD

 

Dealey-Class

Somers-Class

 

Edsall-Class

Spruance-Class

 

Essex-Class

Spruance-Class with Tomahawk

 

Evarts-Class

Ticonderoga-Class

 

Farragut-Class

Thomaston-Class

 

Fletcher-Class

South Dakota-Class

 

Forrest Sherman-Class

Wickes-Class

 

Gearing-Class

 



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