07 août 2016

The Leviathan Steamship • S.S. Great Eastern • Launch (ca 1857)

The Leviathan Steamship - View showing drum and bigchains, and position of ship before commencement of launch,photographed by Robert Howlett and George Downer, ca 1857. Howlett and Downes, The Leviathan Steam Ship, ca 1857 (collection José Calvelo) Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Great_Eastern      

07 août 2016

GWW - Autres Marines

George Washington Wilson, H.M.S Aboukir, Channel Fleet, ca 1860 (collection José Calvelo) Launched in 1848, HMS Aboukir was a 90-gun ship. Sold in 1877. George Washington Wilson, H.M.S Revenge, Flag-ship of the Channel Fleet, ca 1860 (collection José Calvelo) Launched in 1859, HMS Revenge was a 91-gun ship. Sold for breaking up in 1923. George Washington Wilson, The Victory, Flag Ship, Portsmouth Harbour, ca 1860 (collection José Calvelo) Launched in 1765, HMS Victory is a 104-gun ship, still in existence. See wikipedia :... [Lire la suite]