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Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in 1799. In 1820, while at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard, she was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale. Stranded thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the 21-man crew were forced to make for land in the ship's surviving whaleboats.

In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin, the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage. The last sighting of the two ships was off Greenland was as they entered Baffin Bay.
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Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions. His fourth and last...
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This kind of vessel was widely used for travel to the Americas as her rigging provided the best results in conditions of constant wind as is typical for Atlantic Ocean.
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Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory stands today as the world's oldest commissioned warship.

Legend of US Navy

Santisima Trinidad was the biggest warship of the 18th century armed with 130 guns.

Royal Yacht the Royal Caroline was a yacht for the English Royal Family

Amerigo Vespucci ship model kit
This is an exact scale model of the famous school ship of the Italian Navy.

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