1. retrogirly:

    Lynn Bari

    (via mudwerks)

     
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  3. slang-king:

    Hey hey hey hey - Soul Train vs The Fall

     
     
  4. theticketthatexploded:

    Donald Barr Chidsey: Singapore Passage, 1956; cover art by Mitchell Hooks.

    (Source: todaysinspiration.blogspot.com, via gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie)

     
  5. Tagged #whale
     
  6. dirtyriver:

    American Manhood, Dec. 1952, cover by Peter Poulton

     
  7. Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1870(c.), the front of a large envelope sent to Ramsgate, hand painted with very finely executed with a lady chastising a top-hatted gentleman ‘Where’s my daughter’ and showing the same gentleman in a small sailing boat, sent to Ramsgate with the adhesive (1858–76 2d. plate 13) cut to form the sail of of a ship

    via Grosvenor Philatelic Auctions

     
  8. Ships in Cinema, round 2; Name that movie

    soliano said: Chariots of Fire  

    Correct!  The Gilbert and Sullivan Society perform “For he is an Englishman” from HMS Pinafore

    Tagged #movies
     
  9. HMS Duncan

    HMS Duncan was the lead ship of the Royal Navy pre-dreadnought battleships. Commissioned in 1903, she served with the Mediterranean Fleet until 1905, at which she was transferred to the Channel Fleet.

    Damaged in a collision with HMS Albion in late 1905, she was damaged again when she ran aground off Lundy Island. After a further stint with the Mediterranean Fleet, in 1913 she was assigned to the 6th Battle Squadron and based at Portsmouth, where she served as a gunnery training ship.

    Decommissioned March 1919.

     
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  12. Padstow Quay, Cornwall, England

    Views of the British Isles; Photochrom print collection;  Library of Congress

     
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  14. RMS Laconia postcard

    Illustrated by Odin Rosenvinge

    The RMS Laconia was launched in 1921 and sunk by U-Boat in 1942 in what became known as The Laconia Incident.

     
  15. RMS Ivernia postcard

    The RMS Ivernia was launched in 1954. Her name was changed to the RMS Franconia in 1963. In 1973 she was sold to the Soviet Union and renamed the SS Fedor Shalyapin. Scrapped in India in 2004.

    Original (2195 x 1390)