Beautiful Tall Ships

via flickr.com via persa-y.livejournal.com/ via persa-y.livejournal.com/ via persa-y.livejournal.com/ 1805 HMS Victory,  Admiral Horatio Nelson’s flagship The H.M.S. Victory was the ultimate British fighting vessel: a full rigged 227 feet long ship with 104 guns and 850 men when at full capacity. It is able to move from 15 to 17 kilometers per hour, and weighed as heavy...

Victorious American defender, America’s Cup race” Volunteer”

photo source wikipedia America’s Cup Yacht Model ” Volunteer” Volunteer was the victorious American defender of the seventh America’s Cup race in 1887 against Scottish challenger Thistle. Design Volunteer, a centerboard compromise sloop, was designed by Edward Burgess and built by Pusey & Jones Shipbuilding Company at Wilmington, Delaware in 1887 for owner General Charles...