1. Tagged #shipwreck
  2. thingsihappentolike:

    Rez Williams, Steel Seafarer

    Tagged #Rez Williams
  3. Navy tat

    Tagged #US Navy #tattoo
  4. Tagged #whales
  5. thingsihappentolike:

    Rez Williams, Fleet Fisheries (Bows)

  6. vulgararmy:

    Cartoon by Pashtanika circa 1919. “Lavoratori! Diamo ancor forza al braccio!” (Arm reference to human arm, not any of the octopuses). Octopus is ‘Capitalism’, its arms are ‘poverty’, prostitution’, ‘war’, ‘child labor’ and ‘wage slavery’. Label on human arm refers to Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W). 

    The note at the bottom says: “Il Proletario, an Italian-Language I.W.W. Newspaper, borrowed graphics from Solidarity and the Industrial Pioneer. The editor would usually add a caption in Italian. The above caption reads: “Workers! Give Me More Strength in my Arm!”, Hence all the text in the cartoon is in English, while the caption is in Italian. Also means it was published previously.

    Compare to prohibition cartoon ‘The Modern Devil Fish’, which is about the same age.

    Image source: “Seattle General Strike:  Industrial Workers of the World” (Accessed: 15th Sept 2010).

    (via my-ear-trumpet)

  7. fuckyeahmoreoctopus

    (via fuckyeahsquids)

    Tagged #octopus
  8. Young Elizabeth Ann Bailey married William Seton, an established seafarer merchant in New York City. This marriage surely made her aware of the seafaring industry. Later as her husband became ill with tuberculosis they were invited to join the Fillippi family in Livorno, Italy, to rest in the fresh air at their sea side estate. William died on the ship in quarantine off the coast. The widow Seton and her children left the ship and joined the Fillippi’s at their estate. The Fillippi family were wealthy seafaring merchants and devout Catholics whose charity and piety deeply impressed Elizabeth.

    Elizabeth and her children became Catholics and returned to New York by sea. She journeyed to Baltimore, a large port city where she founded the Sisters of Charity and started the first parochial school in the United States. Her two sons, William and Richard, as young men were seafarers for a time. Certainly as their mother, Elizabeth prayed to God for her sons. Now we ask St. Elizabeth Ann Bailey Seton to take as her spiritual children today’s seafarers

    Stella Maris International Seafarer’s Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  9. Model Ships for Sale

    Tagged #Model Ships
  10. Tagged #drowning
  15. Why men go to sea in the first place

    Georg Scholz, Industrial Farm Family, 1920

    Tagged #Georg Scholz