Neatorama Posts Tagged "sailors"
The Spoil of Mariners...

An article on scurvy opens up with the story of the Norwegian whaling station named Smeerenburg, which was abandoned every winter during the off season. When someone got the great idea to leave seven men there all winter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/30/The-Spoil-of-Mariners/
One Last Stitch to Make Sure That He's Dead...

(Image: Bridgeman Art Library)Before ships had ref...  ...ow he's dead."Apparently, it was not uncommon for sailors or passengers to be mistakenly pronounced dead. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/28/One-Last-Stitch-to-Make-Sure-That-Hes-Dead/
The Nautical Roots of the Modern Tattoo...

Tattoos have long been associated with sailors , for good reason. Travelers from way back in hist...  ...ad been, as a portable and indestructible record. Sailors who explored the world picked up tattoos from all...  ...and dangerous nature of life at sea. “These sailors w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/11/The-Nautical-Roots-of-the-Modern-Tattoo/
16 Awesome Sea-Themed Rooms...

If you've always fantasized about living like a sailor, but can't stand getting seasick, then you can always do the next best thing and decorate your home like a boat or submarine. It might sound cheesy in theory, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/15/16-awesome-sea-themed-rooms/
All I Want For Christmas...

(YouTube link) British sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean lip-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/07/all-i-want-for-christmas/
Myth-Adventure: The True Story of Captain Kidd...

The following is an article from Uncle John's Supr...  ...and a London merchant handpicked 100-plus English sailors for the Adventure Galley, but before they departe...  ...fitted him out.OUT OF LUCK Kidd was left with 13 sailors ; his original ship was leaking badly (requiring e...  ...in the crew started deser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/19/myth-adventure-the-true-story-of-captain-kidd/
Yo Ho Ho and Where's My Wife?...

The Swedish coast guard (and a certain sailor's wife) are probably not too impressed with the recent antics of a drunken seaman. After leaving port without his wife, the sailor looked around his boat, couldn't find her,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/03/yo-ho-ho-and-wheres-my-wife/
Falling Off the End of the Earth...

We have all encountered the common misconception that Columbus' crew was afraid of sailing off the edge of the earth, as if the explorer's view of a round world were something new. Columbus' crew may have been fearful a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/30/falling-off-the-end-of-the-earth/
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