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SAN FRANCISCO BAY, c1889.
A tugboat and two sailboats in San Francisco Bay, with two steamboats at dock. Etching, c1889.
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RIVERBOAT, c1900.
The steamboat 'City of Erie,' which travelled the Cleveland and Buffalo line. Photochrome, c1900.
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STEAMBOAT, c1898.
The steamboat 'Rosalie' leaving Seattle for the Klondike. Stereograph, c1898.
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FRIGATE: MISSISSIPPI, 1853.
The steam frigate Mississippi of the United States Navy. Wood engraving, English, 1853.
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GERMANY: WARNEMUENDE.
The harbor of the town of Warnemuende on the Baltic Sea in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. Engraving, c1840.
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WW II: U-BOAT BASE, 1942.
A German submarine docks in a bunker on the Atlantic Coast, photographed in 1942.
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0268519
SHIP: GREAT EASTERN, 1860.
The British iron steamship 'Great Eastern' at New York Harber. Wood engraving from a sketch taken from New Jersey, 1860.
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STEAMSHIP METROPOLIS, 1878.
The Steamship 'Metropolis' is wrecked during a storm off of North Carolina, 31 January 1878. Engraving, 16 February 1878.
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0110528
BRAZIL: SANTOS HARBOR.
The harbor of the island of Santos, Brazil. Photograph, early 20th century.
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0056430
STEAMSHIP ACCIDENT, 1881.
The British steamer 'Roraima' aground on the New Jersey coast. Wood engraving, American, 1881.
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0621347
SS BISMARCK, c1914.
The largest ship in the world at the time of its launch, the ocean liner SS Bismarck was constructed in Germany but was given to Great Britain as reparations after World War I. She spent most of her active life as the White Star liner RMS Majestic. Photograph, c1914. Full Credit: Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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0080686
CARGO CULT, 1925.
Natives of Polynesia take aviators for emissaries of the gods. Illustration from a French magazine, c1925.
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0058157
VASCO NUNEZ de BALBOA
(1475-1519). Spanish explorer. Copper engraving, 1728.
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JOHN SMITH (1580-1631).
English soldier and colonist in America. Captain John Smith plants a British flag onto the soil of Virginia as Captain Bartholomew Gosnold leads other colonists ashore, 1607. Illustration by E. Boyd Smith from 'The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith,' 1906.
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VIETNAM WAR: SWIFT BOAT.
A U.S. Navy petty officer cleans the 50 caliber machine gun on a Swift boat off the coast of South Vietnam, February 1966.
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LOUIS BLERIOT (1872-1936).
French engineer and pioneer aviator. Front of Bleriot's monoplane showing engine and propeller, October 1909.
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YACHTS, 1890.
The four foremost forty-foot yachts from the season of 1890: 'Minerva,' 'Gossoon,' 'Liris,' and 'Mariquita.' Line engraving, 1890.
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0175299
HIDATSA BULL BOAT.
Coracle or bull boat made of wood and leather, used by Hidatsa women and collected by Dr. Washington Matthews, a U.S. Army surgeon stationed at Fort Berthold in western North Dakota, c1870. Undated photograph.
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0110577
WORLD WAR I: LUSITANIA.
The Cunard steamship 'Lusitania,' first used in 1907 and torpedoed by a German submarine near the Irish coast on 7 May 1915.
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WORLD WAR II: D-DAY, 1944.
The British battleship, 'HMS Centurion,' which was sunk and used as a block-ship against the Germans in Mulberry Harbor, the artificial prefabricated harbor used by the Allies to receive supplies for the 1944 invasion of Normanday, France.
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0090102
COLONIAL SHIPYARD, c1750.
Colonial shipwrights at work. Illustration, 1919.
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WORLD WAR I: CAMOUFLAGE.
A ship with unusual painted markings to confuse submarine torpedo attacks during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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NEW YORK: LUSITANIA, 1907.
The Cunard steamship 'Lusitania' at New York Harbor at the end of its record trans-Atlantic voyage. Panorama photograph, 1907.
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BRITISH FRIGATE 'BOSTON.'
The British frigate, HMS 'Boston,' on which John Adams and his son travelled to France. Detail of a painting by Francis Holman, 1779.
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0369705
HISTORY.
Models of the bragozzo the Libera and the trabaccalo, or trabakul (sailing coaster) the Giulio. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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FINE ART.
Entrance to the Port of Marseilles, 1754, by Joseph Vernet (1714-1789), detail of a display of goods from the East. France, 18th century. Detail. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0040168
WHALES & WHALING, c1840.
Whalers at work on the shores of Greenland. Colored etching, English, c1840.
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SUEZ CANAL CONSTRUCTION.
Sea bathing at Ismailia, Egypt, during the construction of the Suez Canal, 1869. Contemporary French wood engraving after a drawing by …douard Riou.
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WORLD WAR II: PEARL HARBOR.
U.S.S. Arizona burning during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941.
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0025159
COOK: TAHITI, 1773.
Cook's Second Voyage: Tahiti, bearing southeast, 1773. Oil by William Hodges.
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BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS.
Boats and ships crowd the Bridgetown Harbor. Herbert Bryant Turner.
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GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, USA.
The bow of a fishing schooner docked in a Gloucester harbor. Phelps Studio.
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ENGLAND: YACHT RACE, 1868.
Sailing match of the Royal London Yacht Club. Wood engraving, 1868.
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STEAMBOAT, 1880.
Scenes on board the American steamer, 'Indiana.' Engraving, American, 1880.
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WWII: AIRCRAFT CARRIERS.
A fleet of aircraft carriers led by USS Langley make their way to the South Pacific, 12 December 1944.
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TITANIC: BAND, 1912.
The band that played onboard the 'Titanic.' Photographs from an English newspaper of 1912.
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STEAMSHIP, 1870.
Bound Down the River. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1870.
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JAMESTOWN: SHIPS.
Replica at Jamestown Settlement Museum of the flagship 'Susan Constant' that arrived at Jamestown Island in late April 1607. The ship, commanded by Captain Christopher Newport, was 55 feet long and carried 54 passengers. Photographed in 2006. Credit: Erik Falkensteen / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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THE FIGHTING LADY, 1944.
The military aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, in a scene from the American propaganda film, 'The Fighting Lady,' 1944.
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JAPANESE RED SEAL SHIP.
Depicted on a 17th century votive tablet, authorized to trade in foreign ports.
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