1. seamonkeyscandotricks:

    monkey at sea!!

    (via monkeyatsea)

  2. This Picture of Boston, Circa 1860, Is the World’s Oldest Surviving Aerial Photo

    “Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It” by James Wallace Black. Photo: James Wallace Black / The Met

    from Smithsonian.com

  3. De stranding van de Kruiser Hildebrand

    Translated from Dutch:
    The former German cruiser SMS Hildebrand. It was on December 19, 1919 behind the tug Pole on the way to Rotterdam as booty commissioned by the victors to be scrapped. The ship hit the tug and stranded on the quiet beach of Scheveningen.

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  4. U-118 Korvettenkapitän Werner Czygan in the forward hatch

    "Tomorrow belongs…  TOMORROW belongs…"

  5. German submarine Commander Leutnant Falke on the bridge of U-118 
    shakedown trials at Kiel; 7 to 14 December 1941

  9. 1810: The Naval Battle of Grand Port

    From left to right: French frigate Bellone, French frigate Minerve, Victor (background) and Ceylon

    artist: Pierre-Julien Gilbert (1783–1860)

    Fought between squadrons of frigates from the French Navy and the Royal Navy from 20-27 August, in the island of Mauritius, SW Indian Ocean, ends. The battle was a disaster for the British; one ship was captured after suffering irreparable damage, the grounded ships were set on fire to prevent their capture by French boarding parties and the third vessel was seized as it left the harbour by the main French squadron from Port Napoleon, Mauritius, under Commodore Jacques Hamelin. The British defeat was the worst the Royal Navy suffered during the entire Napoleonic war, and it left the Indian Ocean and its vital trade convoys exposed to attack from French frigates.

  13. thegildedcentury:

    Life magazine, May 16, 1946

  14. Original Third Reich-era Zeppelin postcard-sized leaflet for the 1936 Leipzig Exhibition

    Symbol of the Leipzig Trade Fair

    The Leipzig Trade Fair (German: Leipziger Messe) was a major fair for trade across Central Europe for nearly a millennium. The history of the Leipzig fairs goes back to the Middle Ages, with the first mention being made in 1165.

    In 1895, the old Jubilate-fair was replaced by the modern “Muster-Messe”, dominated by factory owners presenting samples of their goods.