Section through HMS Victory during a battle

Section through the British First Rate HMS victory during a battle. For safety, stacked gunpowder barrels were stored well below the waterline. Section through the British First Rate HMS victory during a battle.

Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory built in 1759 now at Portsmouth, UK. Been here! I toured the ship...it was astounding. Nelson is one of my favorite historical figures of all time. Loved it!

Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory built in 1759 now at Portsmouth, UK. I toured the ship. Nelson is one of my favorite historical figures of all time. ---- I love old sailboats and ships!

Shipwreck, Pirate Ships, Pirates, Sail Boats, Sailing Ships, Tall Ships, Boating, Yachts, Classic Sailing

Ausonia

rdakotapdx: Cannon Fire And Crowds Salute The Return Of A 262 Year Old Swedish Indiaman To London, A little more info: Indiaman is a three-masted, square-rigged sailing ship of some 1000 tons displacement.and it’s pretty cool looking

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair  1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair 1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

Boer War blockhouse Family History Local History

Angol-Boer War Rice "Pepperpot" blockhouse and its standard seven-man crew. This style of blockhouse was the most common due to its quick construction and cheap cost versus the stone blockhouse.

General Louis Botha Boer War

General Louis Botha Boer War

Blockhouse - in Vereeniging Gauteng Province South Africa. This one is not as well preserved.

Blockhouse - in Vereeniging Gauteng Province South Africa. This one is not as well preserved.

jan-smuts-on-the-time-magazine-cover-22-may-1944.jpg (400×527)

jan-smuts-on-the-time-magazine-cover-22-may-1944.jpg (400×527)

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