1. mudwerks:

    Cliff Conley and His Lovely Wife Donna at the “It’s The Water” Ski Show - 1962 Seattle World’s Fair (by What Makes The Pie Shops Tick?)

    My dad used to go on business trips and bring me back postcards and menus like these from hotels in Florida.

    Tagged #waterskiing
     
  2. Late Matticchio – Literate octopus

    same “anchoring” system as the Deepwater Horizon

     
  3. Holland

    Published by: The Official Information Office for Tourism in the Netherlands
    Date issued: 1910-1959 (approximate)
    Physical description: 1 print (poster) : color

    I know, no ship, but it was too pretty to not include

     
  4. Launch Party: 1905

    September 2, 1905. St. Clair, Michigan. “Launch of steamer Frank J. Hecker.” 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

    from SHORPY

    Tagged #SHORPY
     
  5. Tagged #Stingray
     
  6. Ballycotton Lifeboat and Daunt Rock Lightship 1936

    Bernard Finnigan Gribble; nauitical artist

     
  7. slang-king:

    Gerry Andreson stamps coming next year (via Stamp Magazine)

     
  8. Tagged #water spout
     
  9. I like me teh whale sharks

    Tagged #whale sharks
     
  10. SS United States

     
  11. Tagged #ship wreck
     
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  13. Visit Estoril-Cascais Portugal

    Date issued: 1910-1959 (approximate)
    Physical description: 1 print (poster) : color

     
  14. zoenoelle:

    The first known map of the moon created by Thomas Harriot in July of 1609. Galileo produced his a few months after.

    (via theshadowland)

     
  15. antiquememes:

    Image ID: 1207542

    Victorious Vigilant