1. The African Queen - French Movie Poster

    Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Walter Gotell, Peter Swanwick, Richard Marner, Gerald Onn, and John von Kotze.

    Directed by John Huston

     
  2. The Fall - Sir William Wray - Record Store Day Release 2013

    The New Single - Re-Mit is the upcoming 30th album by the English post-punk band, The Fall. It will be released on May 13, 2013 via Cherry Red Records.

    The album will feature Mark E. Smith (lead vocals), Peter Greenway (lead guitar), Keiron Melling (drums), Elena Poulou (keyboards, vocals) and David Spurr (bass).

    Re-Mit marks the first time in the history of the Fall that the band have released four consecutive studio albums recorded with the same line-up. +

     
     
  3. dansles voor Engelse Matrozen 1925

    (dance of the English sailors) 
    still though…   wut

     
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  5. Illustration by Fortunino Matania of King George VI

    From The Tatler magazine (Coronation number), 19th May 1937.

    Original (2479 x 1926)

     
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  8. copyright MonkeyFist; May 19, 2013

     
  9. vintage postcard - Southampton floating bridge

    The Floating Bridge was opened in 1836 and connected Southampton to Woolston. At that time Woolston was a separate village on the east bank of the River Itchen, it did not become part of Southampton until 1920.

    Originally owned by a private company, the Floating Bridge was purchased by Southampton Corporation in 1934. This service continued until 1977 when the Itchen Bridge was opened.

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  10. At the quayside, 1920s

    Found in a box of negatives from Amersham & Kent House, SE Londonoriginal (5226 x 3477)

     
  11. Yachts starting, Hastings, England

    Views of the British Isles, in the Photochrom print collection;
    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

     
  12. View from the pier, NW Herne Bay, England

    Views of the British Isles, in the Photochrom print collection;
    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

     
  13. The cliffs, Hunstanton, England

    Views of the British Isles, in the Photochrom print collection;
    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

     
  14. zerolabarre:

    The schooner ADVENT is seen after being wrecked on the bar 16 Feb. 1913. The wind failed as she attempted to cross the Coos Bay bar. Grounding on the spit, no tug in the area was powerful enough to get her free and the above was the result after the eight man crew was removed.

    431 G.t./399 N.t., 151.5’ x 35’ x 12.6’ Schooner
    Blt. 1901, Northbend, OR., by and for Simpson Lumber Co. 
    Wrecked on Coos Bay Bar
    16 Feb. 1913
    All hands saved.

    Original photo from the archives of Saltwater People Historical Society. Reblogged with permission. Go check out their website, it is packed with maritime history gems.

    (via generallynautical)

     
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