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  6. Monitor Smertsch; RU (1864)

     
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  8. US Navy Ship Postcard, US Receiving Ship Reina Mercedes, Pre WWI

    Reina Mercedes, a 3042-ton Alfonso XII class cruiser, was launched at Cartagena, Spain, in September 1887. By 1898, she had become nearly inoperational and was stationed in Cuban waters. During the Spanish-American War, she acted as guardship at Santiago. Partially disarmed to provide guns for coast-defense batteries, she was scuttled to block the Santiago harbor entrance following the great naval battle of 3 July 1898. Raised by the US Navy following the war, she became the USS Reina Mercedes. Never restored to operational condition, the ship was converted to a barracks ship. From 1912 until she was scrapped in 1957, she served as station ship at the US Naval Academy.
    Naval Historical Center

    The sunken Reina Mercedes in the channel at Santiago de Cuba

     
  9. US Navy Ship Postcard, US Battleship “Georgia”, 1906

    USS Georgia (BB-15): launched by the Bath Iron Works of Bath, Maine on 11 October 1904, commissioned at Boston Navy Yard on 24 September 1906.

    Georgia sailed with the fleet for target practice in Cape Cod Bay. On 15 July, a powder charge ignited prematurely in her aft 8 in (200 mm) turret, killing 10 officers and men and injuring 11.

    Part of the Great White Fleet; Sold for scrap on 1 November 1923 in accordance with the Washington Naval Treaty for the limitation of naval armaments

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  10. Mac Raboy
    1914 ~ 1967
    5 Dr. Voodoo stories from Whiz Comics ~ 1940-41 (more)

    Golden Age Comic Book Stories

     
  11. thegildedcentury:

    Weird Tales, January, 1945

     
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  13. Messageries Maritimes: Postcard of a ship leaving La Joliette in Marseilles, this is not the Néra, rather the Dumbéa (see Philippe Ramona’s page on the Dumbéa for the same photo with the correct name of the ship).

    The Dumbéa (5,695 grt, 480 ft. long) was built as the Brésil in 1889 for the Bordeaux-La Plata route. She was renamed Dumbéa in 1903 when transferred to the route to Australia (with white hull 1903-05). Scrapped in 1928.

     
  14. - Antarctic Attitude -

    Crew member W. F. Howard on board RRS Discovery

    caption: “at Adeli (sic) Land Dec 28th 1931

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    British Australian & New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1930-1931
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  15. SS Coonanbara, ca. 1862-1866 / watercolour by Frederick Garling