1. Building the World’s Largest Ship in 50,000 Pics

    This timelapse, produced by Discovery Channel and Maersk Line, shows the construction of Maersk Line’s first Triple-E container ship at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, Korea.

    The timelapse was made using 50,000 photos taken over a 3 months period.

  2. Pile driver at Pyrmont, by David Moore

    David Moore (1927-2003) was one of Australia’s most respected photojournalists.

    Australian National Maritime Museum

  3. Paint-by-Numbers of a sailing ship
    Found in Ithaca; Antiques, Vintage, Unusual Objects

  4. International Paint Company Advertising Thermometer

    International Paint, an Akzo Nobel subsidiary, are makers of marine and protective coatings, and are headquartered in Gateshead, UK.

    In 1881, Charles Petrie, along with German brothers Max and Albert Holzapfel, founded the Holzapfel Compositions Company Ltd. in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, producing marine coatings for the local shipping industry. In 1904 the company moved to a larger factory in Felling-on-Tyne, where the 21st century headquarters are still located.

    By 1889, the company had expanded production to include overseas countries, such as Russia, Denmark, Italy and Germany, and in 1901 to the United States, where it was registered under the name International Paint Co Inc, in. New Jersey, with production in Brooklyn, New York.

    International Paint is now the leading brand name of the AkzoNobel Marine & Protective Coatings (M&PC) business unit. The company has approximately 5,500 employees, in more than 50 countries. +

  5. Pieroni’s Sea Grill; vintage postcard

    "One of the famous Pieroni’s Sea Grills located at 601
    Washington St., in the heart of the shopping and theatre
    district invites you to dine when in Boston. Est. 1895.”

    -This Side For Writing

  6. HANNES BOK (American, 1914-1964). fantasy landscape with figures; story illustration, 1936. Pen, ink, and water

    on Heritage Auctions

    Born Wayne Woodard, Hannes Bok was an illustrator, amateur astrologer, and writer of fantasy fiction and poetry. He painted over 100 covers for various science fiction, fantasy, and detective fiction magazines, as well as contributing hundreds of black and white interior illustrations to such titles as Weird Tales, Famous Fantastic Mysteries, Other Worlds, Super Science Stories, Imagination, Fantasy Fiction, Planet Stories, If, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Bok’s work also appeared in calendars and early fanzines and also dust jackets from specialty book publishers like Arkham House, Shasta, and Fantasy Press. His paintings are celebrated for their luminous quality, thanks to the use of a glazing process inspired by his artistic idol, Maxfield Parrish. Bok was the first artist to win the Hugo Award.

  7. lostsplendor:

    In the Navy: Postcard Portrait, Early 1900s (via)

    (via mudwerks)

  8. kindelling:

    Map of the known world in 1450, by Fra Mauro (monk).

    (Source: olennaredwyne, via fuckyeahcartography)

  10. thegildedcentury:

    Life magazine, May 16, 1946

  11. The Wreck of the Atlantis (engraving)

    (Source: petitsfours, via fuckyeahwrecks)

  13. The Daunt Rescue by BF Gribble
    (full size)

    imageA postage stamp was issued in 1974 to mark the 150th anniversary of theRoyal National Lifeboat Institution. This depiction of the rescue of the crew of the Daunt Lightship by the Ballycotton lifeboat RNLB Mary Stanford (ON733) was chosen as the image.

    On 7 February 1936, the crew of the Mary Stanford performed what many regard as the most famous sea rescue: that of the Daunt Lightship Comet.

    - read the story of the harrowing 63 hour rescue -

    The Daunt Lightship Comet survived; was sold, and went on to become
    Radio Scotland, a pirate radio station.

    more about Radio Scotland 242

  14. JOHN CONRAD BERKEY (American, 1932-2008)

    The Neptune Factor,  movie poster art
    on Heritage Auctions

  15. Compete First Class Titanic Dinner Menu

    This is the entire First Class Dinner Menu served on the Titanic on April 14th, 1912. My next post will be the menu I chose for my own Titanic dinner but I wanted you to have the complete one with links to the recipes on my site. Enjoy!

    from thedragonskitchen.com