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The world seemed to shrink as merchants and men of war sailed into London, Dublin, etc., bringing stories of far far away places.

Detail of A Calm at a Mediterranean Port by Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1770

The Ships of John Paul Jones by William Gilkerson

On September of John Paul Jones flagship Bonhomme Richard sank in the icy cold waters off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, England. She was torn apart and on fire after a long and bloody battle with HMS Serapis it resulted in the British ship.

Montague Dawson – Pinturas

Montague Dawson – Pinturas

By Cherkasov Vladmir

French gunners aimed for a ships rigging, using chain shot to dismast and disable an enemy ship. British gunners were more ruthless, firing grapeshot and canister into the enemys hull to kill as many of her men as possible.

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Moorish Pirate Ship The Moors are the Original Navigators of the seven seas – guided by the North Gate Pole Star (Sirius

As part of a tattoo on my back someday soon!

"Columbia" by Steve Mayo. Watercolor painting of Captain Robert Gray's sailing ship.

Captain Hook's ship, Disneyland Paris

Peter Pan ~ Peter and the Starcatchers ~Captain Hook's ship, Disneyland Paris

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A slight error of judgment - French 74 gun-ships Geoff Hunt - in colision.

Treason's Harbour by Geoff Hunt - Once again the ship is HMS Surprise, this time securely moored, a marine sentry stationed over the bowsprit ready to shoot any potential deserter trying to swim away from the ship...In the distance a Genoese barque... is being towed through the flat calm by her longboat.'

Treason's Harbour by Geoff Hunt - Once again the ship is HMS Surprise, this time securely moored, a marine sentry stationed over the bowsprit ready to shoot any potential deserter trying to swim away from the ship.In the distance a Genoese barque.

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