Sunday, September 2, 2012

Maritime Monday for September 3rd, 2012: Natty Dreadnought; The Baltic Fleet and Kronstadt Rebellion

Soviet Posters: The Sergio Grigorian Collection We’ve all seen/ know about Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 Soviet film The Battleship Potemkin and how sailors pissed off about maggoty mystery meat (again?) kicked...

September 2, 2012
Total Views: 175

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Maritime Monday for August 27th, 2012: Happy Birthday Panama Canal

Mermaid 1- 8×10 – Gouache on paper – bearhatstudio Cigarette Cards: Torpedo Gunners Mate — Sick Berth Attendant see also: Captain 1805 –RN Officer During The Great War Marine During...

August 26, 2012
Total Views: 52

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Maritime Monday for Aug 20th, 2012: Thames 2; Love That Dirty Water

Maritime Monday for August 20th, 2012: Thames 2; Love That Dirty Water

“Yes, Christina…  London AGAIN“ — original: “London, Work and Play” by Harry Batsford, 1950 — VIDEO: (not quite Hawaii) “Plan of London in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth” (about 1580)...

August 19, 2012
Total Views: 89

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Maritime Monday for August 13, 2012; A River Runs Through It

Metropolitan Borough of Stepney official guide – 1960 Stepney is a district of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in London’s East End. The area built up rapidly in the...

August 12, 2012
Total Views: 35

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Maritime Monday for August 6, 2012; Eight Months of Maggots

original: Плакаты и лозунги СССР во время Великой отечественной войны 1941-1945 (Posters and slogans of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945) Men from the Revenue Cutter Service...

August 5, 2012
Total Views: 91

Monday, July 23, 2012

Maritime Monday: One Year Ago Today

1942 Fortune magazine; The Services of Supply – posted by x-ray delta one Skipper comics – December 6, 1930 (full image) Smoky old Thames – Tilbury, Nov 1969 Seen from...

July 23, 2012
Total Views: 19

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Maritime Monday for July 16, 2012; Holy White Whale, Batman!

C is for Comic Book Unique River Ships of the Past on English Russia The Wreck of the E.C. Waters; a barebones monument to greed E.C. Waters was one of...

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 63

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Maritime Monday for July 9, 2012: The Monster from the Deep

Web of Evil #20, November 1954 Fantasy Ink see also: O is for Octopus St. John, looking towards Carlton, NB, 1870 РMus̩e McCord Museum see also: Kamloops on the...

July 8, 2012
Total Views: 38

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Maritime Monday for July 2, 2012: Byng!

CINE magazine Birds eye view of Victoria, Vancouver Island; lithographed panorama from 1878 – Original (2668 x 1819) – see also: Lake Steamer, British Columbia. Prince of Wales’ tour of...

July 1, 2012
Total Views: 36

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Maritime Monday for June 18th, 2012; Thank You For Smoking

original: Grace Carey; Displaced Person, Digit Books 1961 / Cover art by Rallney Speculi marini, integram cvm borealis, tum orientalis oceani nauigationem; nimirum a Freto Anglicana, in Viburgum et Naruam;...

June 17, 2012
Total Views: 45

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Maritime Monday for June 11, 2012

Gun Wharf Gate HMS Vernon decorated for Queen Victoria’s diamond Jubilee 1897 HMS Vernon was a shore establishment or ‘stone frigate’ of the Royal Navy. Vernon was established on 26...

June 10, 2012
Total Views: 55

Monday, June 4, 2012
Maritime Monday June 6, 2011

Maritime Monday: Tattooed Sailor

Tattooed Sailor by Paul Bommer Pirate, Artist: Richard Clifton Dey (via briganda-omalley) ‘Photograph (Cinematograph Film) entitled ‘With Captain Scott [Royal Navy] to the South Pole (British Antarctic Expedition)’. Group of...

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 12

Monday, May 28, 2012
Maritime Monday Artwork

Maritime Monday; Throwback

x-ray delta one – full size orginal Source: bodyxbeautification – via tattooflash larboardwatch – Saw a battle sail this weekend on the mighty Columbia with the Hawaiian Chieftain and the...

May 28, 2012
Total Views: 47

Monday, May 21, 2012

Maritime Monday 261

(via raggedndirty) An explosion lights up the night sky as the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blows an 11,000 foot hole in the Birds Point levee in Mississippi County,...

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 32

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Maritime Monday for May 14, 2012: In the Town Where I Was Born

Tintin 363 (original) Take ‘Er Down (1954) “I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.”...

May 13, 2012
Total Views: 91

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Maritime Monday for May 7th, 2012

Die grosse Gruselserie von Jason Dark see also: Das Ding ist da! Die Neue Welt Illustriertes Unterhaltungsblatt für das Volk I (1882) 40 photos The Departure of John and Sebastian...

May 6, 2012
Total Views: 48

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Maritime Monday for April 30, 2012

In former times, when war and strife The French invasion threaten’d life An’ all was armed to the knife The Fisherman hung the monkey O ! The Fishermen with courage...

April 29, 2012
Total Views: 13

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Maritime Monday for April 23, 2012: Dunkirk Jack

A naval officer overlooks Ramsgate harbour as about 50 original Operation Dynamo boats prepare to depart A fleet of Little Ships that rescued Allied troops from Dunkirk in 1940 has...

April 22, 2012
Total Views: 132

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Maritime Monday for April 16, 2012: Asleep in the Deep

Third-class tea cup china used by passengers and the crew, is shown as part of the artifacts collection at a warehouse in Atlanta, in this Aug 15, 2008 file photo....

April 15, 2012
Total Views: 19

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Maritime Monday for April 9, 2012: It Took a Ship to Discover Australia, part 2: Ten Pound Poms

original: Orient Pacific Line Poster; Orient Steam Navigation(see below) Maritime Monday for April 2, 2012: It took a ship to discover Australia – part 1 – The Adamant and the...

April 8, 2012
Total Views: 759