Anton Otto Fischer, famous for his paintings of the sea and ships, studied under Howard Pyle in Wilmington, Delaware. He was also an artist for the U.S. Coast during World War II. Previous post on Fischer with his illustrations for Moby Dick.
Submarine Emerging from the Deep, 1941.
Ships Passing in the Night, n.d.
War Ships, n.d.
Life Boat at Sea, 1941.
Coming Ashore, 1929.
Shark Hunting, 1939.
See Fischer's illustrations for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea here at Golden Age Comic Book Stories.
See some more of his work is here.