1. HMS Colossus, 1st Class Battleship

    HMS Colossus (1882) - The second ship to bear the name HMS Colossus was a Colossus class second-class British battleship, launched in 1882 and commissioned in 1886.

    She had a displacement of 9,520 tons, and an armament of 4 × 12-inch breechloaders, 5 × 6-inch guns and had a respectable speed of 15.5 knots. She served in the Mediterranean Fleet, from her commission in 1886 to 1893 when she then became a Coastguard ship.

    Sold 1908 and broken up.

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  5. Mystery of the Coffin Ship - Chums Annual 1923 - An adventure book for children in illustrated serial form. Published by Cassell & Company, London

    original (2204 x 3058)

     
  6. corinthian-girl:

    Carlos Schwabe - La Mort 1900

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  9. Hull Abstract

    Taken from the pilot boat at the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel

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  11. stephbuscema:

    Nancy Drew, painted with gouache and cel-vinyl on watercolor paper. 

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  12. howlcoyotecody:

    brain-food:

    World Map Carpets by Area Pavimenti

    Must have.

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  15. theticketthatexploded:

    G.I. Combat #87, May 1961.

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