Sunday, June 12, 2016
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Maritime Monday for June 13th, 2016: Nautical Art II

  Oohh…  Sail steamers, Mama like. A Set of Four Dioramas of Historic Ships Hand Carved and Painted Wood by Joaquim Maristany; 20th century; 15 x 30 x 1-3/4 inches...

June 12, 2016
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Sunday, June 5, 2016
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Maritime Monday for June 5th, 2016: Spanish, Maine

  John ‘Jack’ Travers Cornwell, who was just 16, remained at his post on the HMS Chester awaiting orders despite having suffered mortal shrapnel injuries. Initially, Jack was buried in...

June 5, 2016
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Sunday, March 2, 2014
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Maritime Monday for March 3rd, 2014: Heck Yeah NC Wyeth

NC Wyeth Illustrations for The Ladies Home Journal 1920-31 N. C. Wyeth The Courtship of Miles Standish by Longfellow (1920) The Courtship of Miles Standish is an 1858 narrative poem...

March 2, 2014
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Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Maritime Monday for October 1, 2012 — [email protected]# Yeah NC Wyeth; Books and Beer

NC Wyeth Illustrations for The Ladies Home Journal 1920-31 N. C. Wyeth The Courtship of Miles Standish by Longfellow (1920) The Courtship of Miles Standish is an 1858 narrative poem...

September 30, 2012
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Sunday, June 17, 2012
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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
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Monday, February 27, 2012
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Maritime Monday for February 27th, 2012 – “Wir sind in Scapa Flow!!”

Kapitänleutnant Günther Prien in 1940 Kriegsmarine Commander of Submarines Karl Dönitz devised a plan to attack Scapa Flow by submarine within days of the outbreak of war. Its goal would...

February 27, 2012
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Sunday, January 22, 2012
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Maritime Monday for January 23, 2012

Carnival offers survivors of doomed cruise Costa Concordia 30% off future cruise; outraged passengers prepare for lawsuit original: Kommissar X / Heft-Reihe Twelfth body found, divers retrieve captain’s papers Divers...

January 22, 2012
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Sunday, December 11, 2011
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Maritime Monday for December 12, 2011

Days of Adventure: New Adventure Comics # 28, July, 1938 – see also – via theticketthatexploded Panoramic Photograph: The United States fleet in Colon Harbor, Atlantic entrance to the Panama...

December 11, 2011
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Sunday, November 13, 2011
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Maritime Monday; The Witch of November

for November 14, 2011 Atlas containing ye Best Maps of the several parts of the World collected by Phil: Lea who selleth all sorts of Mathematicall Books and Instruments. Creator/Publisher:...

November 13, 2011
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Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Maritime Monday; week ending July 17, 2011

Amazing Stories was an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback‘s Experimenter Publishing. It was the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction, and helped define...

July 17, 2011
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Sunday, July 10, 2011
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Maritime Monday; week ending July 10, 2011

Golden Age Comic Book Stories (original) – via theticketthatexploded HMS Implacable first saw service in the Napoleonic Wars. It was originally a French ship, captured in the last action of...

July 10, 2011
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