Geoff Hunt Print - “Victory and Squadron in Light Airs" A tribute to the Royal Navy's most historic ship, still in commission, and preserved at Portsmouth. Masterly in detail as it is grand in concept, the painting marks Geoff Hunt as one of the most outstanding marine painters of his generation. Victory is shown during the great blockade which preceded Trafalgar carrying an enormous spread of sail in response to the "light airs." -- on ScrimshawGallery.com #GeoffHunt #Nelson #Navy
"The Gallant Defense of Cutter Surveyor" against barges and Royal Navy personnel from HMS Narcissus, Gloucester Point, VA, 12 June 1813.
Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons. A twentieth century replica of the ship is also called the Batavia and can be visited in Lelystad, Netherlands.
Patrick O'Brien. Battle of Trafalgar. J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, Inc.
14 in battleship Ise pictured immediately post war in August 1945: she was bombed and sunk in shallow water by US Navy aircraft at Kure in July. By this time (like her sister Hyuga, which suffered a similar fate) she was a hybrid, her stern turrets having been removed to make her a quasi-carrier after the serious carrier losses at Midway in 1942.
On 21 October 1797 United States Frigate Constitution was launched at the Hartts Boston shipyard, Boston, Massachusetts. Constitution is now the oldest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy. This painting by Anton Otto Fischer, depicts Constitution’s boats towing her in a calm, while she was being pursued by a squadron of British warships early in the War of 1812, on 18 July 1812.