81 (1800); Service vessel; Sheer hulk - National Maritime Museum- Scale: 1:48. A contemporary waterline model of a floating sheer hulk (1800) mounted on a painted baseboard. The square and shallow hull is complete with a variety of equipment on deck, in particular are four large capstans used for working the sheer legs and the mooring chains over the bow and stern. The sheer legs themselves have been made in a metal tubing and with the associated rigging, it is clear that this model was used…
A brigantine, one of the most successful types of pirate vessels due to its combination of good size, speed and maneuverability. Brigantines were two-masted ships in use for coastal trading in American waters. The foremasts carried square-rigged sails, while the mainmasts carried a fore-and-aft-rigged mainsail and square-rigged top sail. They were up to 80 feet long and could carry 100 men and 12 small cannon.
John Stobart - Westport Point: The Whaling Brig “Kate Cory” at her Home Port in 1862. Limited edition print from original the oil painting. Size: 20 1/2″ x 15 1/4″ Edition: 750 -- on ScrimshawGallery.com #JohnStobart #Stobart
#Portuguese tall sails ship "Sagres" - there's a beautiful moment when the sails take over momentum and the engine noise disappears - the joy of sailing is the sound of sails and wake- auditory love.
John Stobart - Cincinnati: The Public Landing by Moonlight in 1884. Limited edition print from original the oil painting. Size: 20 1/2″ x 31″ Edition: 700 -- on ScrimshawGallery.com #JohnStobart #Stobart