Category: Sailors

“  Mazu  –   Goddess of the South China…

“  Mazu  –  

Goddess of the South China Sea  “  …  A protector of seafarers, fishermen and sailors.

“ Sailors Doing Their Thing “  …  This …

“ Sailors Doing Their Thing “  …  This bevy of bearded beauties headlined the presentation of “Pacific Capers”, the ship’s concert held in HMCS Saskatchewan during the spring training cruise to the Far East.  [The Crowsnest Magazine, June 1965]

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Sailors for the day perhaps. 

QUAN YIN  …  Also known as Guan Yin o…

QUAN YIN  …  Also known as Guan Yin or Kuan Yin or Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Compassion/Mercy is frequently worshipped as a patron of fishermen and sailors and has been known to becalm threatening seas to protect boats and men.

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pipershaven:

Penzo Pipes
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swanngalleries:Semaphore is an adapted alphabe…

swanngalleries:

Semaphore is an adapted alphabet that allowed ships to communicate across great distances before radio. George Woolworth Colton’s “General Atlas’ was an important book, providing 180 maps and a semaphore glossary. Coming to auction with Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.
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Sailors on shore leave from SOUTH CAROLINA (…

Sailors on shore leave from SOUTH CAROLINA  (LOC)

Sailors on shore leave from SOUTH CAROLINA (LOC) by The Library of Congress

Via Flickr:

Bain News Service,, publisher.

Sailors on shore leave from SOUTH CAROLINA

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09957

Call Number: LC-B2- 2332-11

oledavyjones:Lots of canvas flying on the Esme…

oledavyjones:

Lots of canvas flying on the Esmeralda (out of Chile… not Texas) during OpSail