Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On Board the Vespucci - 2 of 2

Amerigo Vespucci, training sail ship, port of Livorno
This is the second (and last) installation of a set of “rescued” pictures taken during a visit on board the Italian Navy training ship “Amerigo Vespucci”. Here is the ship's bell ...
Amerigo Vespucci, training sail ship, port of Livorno
... and a detail of what I think is a quite elegant capstan of sorts.

Search labels: Amerigo Vespucci
See also: Amerigo Vespucci - On Board - Elbow Grease - Going Aloft - Bye Bye Vespucci - Details - Around the Vespucci - Drawings - Welcome Home - Vespucci's Boats - Vespucci's Anchors - Navy and Stamps - 80 Years - Palinuro and Vespucci - Tall Ships Walk - Amerigo Vespucci: Vidhar - Two Months at Sea - Admirals on Board - Up There - Cristoforo Colombo - On Board the Vespucci - 1 of 2
External links: Italian training ship Amerigo Vespucci (Wikipedia)

13 comments:

Robert Geiss said...

All aboard - peaceful waters ahead.

Luis Gomez said...

Glad you rescued them.

Michelle said...

I do like that bell.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Thrre's definitely something special about ship's bells VP. Glad you captured this one for posterity!

Randy said...

Love that first shot.

Cezar and Léia said...

I'm always enchanted by bells, this one is so beautiful, precious indeed!
Léia

cieldequimper said...

Love the tricolor detail on the bell and the second shot is fabulous. I wish I was on board!

Dina said...

It looks like you could spend all day on board just enjoying such beautiful details.

Birdman said...

Well, ding, dong!

Laura. M said...

Good details. The hood is lovely.
a hug

Lois Evensen said...

Oh, I love it! Wonderful images.

Halcyon said...

Love the bell and the brightly painted details!

Traveling Hawk said...

Great details here, V.P.!