..... OR Mermaids & Sailors .... They go well together, no matter in which order I place them. These are two of my favorite subjects that I pursue in Art, Literature, Film, Music, Antiques & Collectibles and the Decorative Arts. I will be sharing things here from my collections and other items from the internet that I find appealing to me.
..... I also enjoy all things related to the "Seven Seas", which, of course is the domain of both, Mermaids and Sailors. This may include oceans, islands, ports & harbors, beaches, sea creatures, and classic sailing ships, to name a few.
..... So, relax and enjoy the sometimes wild, but always wet, world of Mermaids & Sailors !!
* "Real Sailors Have a Moustache and Smoke A Pipe" *
** "Once A Sailor, Always A Sailor" **
*** "Real Mermaids Do Not Wear Bras !!" ..... [Therefore, occasional female nudity will appear here !] ...Sailor Gil, June 2011 ***
Pan-American Airways helped ASTORIA Sailors and Marines keep in touch with relatives after the ship relocated to Hawaii. In addition to passengers, the Pan-Am clippers carried Air Mail to the mainland. -photo from Brent Jones collection
" John D Spreckels — Brigantine " … A brigantine of 267 tons, was launched at the head of Mission Creek in 1880. She was built by Matthew Turner for Spreckels’ Hawaiian sugar trade. Like most of the vessels in that run, she carried passengers and was heavily rigged, including topmast stunsails which can been seen extended like giant wings in this picture.
Photo: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Museum