Многие фотографии были без подписей.
SS Mauretania dazzle painted for WW1.
Kōtetsu, Japan’s first ironclad warship, as CSS Stonewall in the Washington Navy Yard, ca. 1865.
Freighter Starrucca, Union Steamboat Line. Lake Erie between 1900 and 1914.
The German steel-hulled five masted ship-rigged windjammer Preußen at New York City in April 1908. She was built in 1902 for the famous F. Laeisz shipping company.
The SS Normandie in St. Nazaire, on the final stage of fitting out. 1935.
The second Mauretania in her wartime grey at Cunard’s pier in NYC.
Interesting documentary about the wreck of the SS Atlantic in 1873
(Atlantic’s sister ship, the Gothic, pictured above.)
Cunard’s Marentania, 1949
The remains of Caligula’s “Pleasure Boat”, found at the bottom of Lake Nemi. Italy,1st AD.