West Longitude
adventures-of-the-blackgang:

Grappling Hook on the Great Eastern; used for lifting the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable. ca. 1865

naval-gazing:

Looking Forward on Nepal & Looking Aft

(from HMAS Nepal: photo album, c.1943)

maritimehistorypodcast:

Take a minute to check out this fascinating and eerie gallery of shots from Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, essentially a mothball fleet of decommissioned or out-of-service ships kept off shore in Benecia, California.
http://amyheiden.com/suisun-bay-mothball-fleet/

maritimehistorypodcast:

Take a minute to check out this fascinating and eerie gallery of shots from Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, essentially a mothball fleet of decommissioned or out-of-service ships kept off shore in Benecia, California.

http://amyheiden.com/suisun-bay-mothball-fleet/

naval-gazing:

"Corvette coming alongside to pass mail"
(HMAS Nepal photo-album: c.1943)

naval-gazing:

"Corvette coming alongside to pass mail"

(HMAS Nepal photo-album: c.1943)

zerolabarre:

HMS Campbeltown after ramming the lock gates at St Nazaire during a daring British raid (Operation Chariot, March 28, 1942).

That most famous of all four stackers. And a caisson, though sadly, not a ship caisson.

fishstickmonkey:

A sonar image of the HMS Erebus on the sea bed (via BBC News - Franklin search: Canada confirms ship as HMS Erebus)

fishstickmonkey:

A sonar image of the HMS Erebus on the sea bed (via BBC News - Franklin search: Canada confirms ship as HMS Erebus)

arqsa:

Steady windby  Daniel Fishkov

arqsa:

Steady wind
by 
Daniel Fishkov

Realize you haven’t been sailing in months, decide to do something about it, end up in the desert the next weekend.

Amazing stars though.

Realize you haven’t been sailing in months, decide to do something about it, end up in the desert the next weekend.

Amazing stars though.