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" Christmas at Sea — 1912 "  …   British sailors celebrating Christmas Day onboard the festively decorated HMS Mermaid.

(Source: theguardian.com)

" Sailors of the Burma RNVR — 1945 "  …. Collection of Imperial War Museum, London

(Source: iwm.org.uk)

belfasting:

HMS Victory, Portsmouth

(Reblogged from shipsshipships)

" Uniforms of the Royal Navy "   …..  Circa 1850

(Source: ageofsail.devhub.com)

" Royal Navy Sailor — 1980 "

(Source: media.photobucket.com)

" Lesson In Boat Sailing "  …..  Postcard [?] ….  Royal Navy Cadets with Sailing Instructor

(Source: pondyachtantiques.co.uk)

adventures-of-the-blackgang:

found photo: sent home to England, probably 1942-3

On the back, in pencil, it says “To the best Mother in the world xxxx” and then adds, somewhat superfluously, “that’s me on the left”

(Reblogged from adventures-of-the-blackgang)

" Crossing-the-Line Certificate "  …  HMS Chichester [1959]

adventures-of-the-blackgang:

The French ship Mont-Blanc (1791) off Marseille, with two merchantmen in the backgroud

by Ange-Joseph-Antoine Roux (1765–1835)

One of the ships of Rear-Admiral Pierre Dumanoir le Pelley at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805. She was taken and commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Mont Blanc. Used as a gunpowder hulk from 1811, and sold in 1819.

(Reblogged from adventures-of-the-blackgang)
" Royal Navy Sailors Man-the-Yards — 1887 "

" Royal Navy Sailors Man-the-Yards — 1887 "

" Royal Navy Sailor on a Tricycle— 1891 "  …  Print

" Royal Navy Sailor on a Tricycle— 1891 "  …  Print

" Issuing Rum to Royal Navy Sailors — 1933 "

" Issuing Rum to Royal Navy Sailors — 1933 "

joshuafountain:

Sailors, HMS Australia

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)

verecunda:

Japanese drawing of the frigate HMS Phaeton


Isn’t this cool? :) I’ve seen Japanese pictures of European ships before, but never any British ones.

Phaeton was involved in an incident in Nagasaki Harbour in 1808, whilst under the command of Fleetwood Pellew, son of Admiral Edward Pellew.

(Reblogged from shipsshipships)

" Sailor Enjoying Himself With A Donkey "  …  Canadian Military Illustration from 1873