1. 1949 version

    Directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Richard Widmark, Lionel Barrymore and Dean Stockwell

  2. Maritime Monday for March 11, 2013:
    While You Are Away…

    Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet
    An ordered new systematic Conchylien Cabinet described by Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini, and under whose supervision were drawn from nature and illuminated with vibrant colors. Nürnberg: Bey Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe, 1769-1829
    - click through for link to view full set on The Ernst Mayr Library -

  3. warm day in northern Maryland

    Tagged #Maryland #video
  4. marshmallowsandbubbles:

    two’s better than one.

    (Source: galakospeculoos, via mudwerks)

  5. Officers of the SS Governor Musgrave
    State Library of South Australia

    SS Governor Musgrave
    South Australian Maritime Museum

  8. Das Boot (Columbia, 1981) movie poster

    Starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge, Bernd Tauber, Erwin Leder, Martin May, Heinz Hoenig, Uwe Ochsenknecht, and Claude-Oliver Rudolph. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

  9. The Blue Lagoon (Universal International, 1949)
    Starring Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Noel Purcell, Susan Stranks, and Peter Jones. Directed by Frank Launder.

    View movie details on IMDB

  10. Sweaty Manz!

    -at the docks! UK WWII posted by x-ray delta one

  12. HMT Rewa coaling at Port Said

    Built by William Denny for the British India Steam Navigation Company, and launched on 14 Feb 1906 and completed 7 June1906.
    She only operated for two years before becoming a permanent troop transport (No.1) and was converted to a hospital ship (No.5) during WWI
    She was sunk by German submarine in the Bristol Channel, 4th January 1918.

    HMHS Rewa, having sailed from Malta and bound for Cardiff was carrying 279 cot and walking-wounded cases from Greece. Wilhelm Werner in his U-55, lined her up, and sank her with a torpedo.

  15. Mayo Composite Aeroplane

    The Short Mayo Composite was a piggy-back long-range seaplane/flying boat combination produced by Short Brothers to provide a reliable long-range air transport service to the United States and the far reaches of the British Empire and the Commonwealth.