Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The S.S. Zacapa at sea signed, dated and inscribed lower right "A. Jacobsen, 1912/31 Palisade Av., West Hoboken, NJ" oil on board 18 x 31-3/4 in. (45.7 x 80.6 cm.)
The S.S. Zacapa was built by Workman, Clark and Co. Ltd, Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1909. She was built for United Fruit Steamship Company,under a British flag, and ran the New York-Cuba-Jamaica service. She had an LOA of 378 feet, and a beam of 50 feet, and weighed 5013 gross tons; she was powered by a steam triple expansion engine, single screw and her service speed 15 knots.