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From the Mary Rose - 1511
28-SEP-2013

From the Mary Rose - 1511

The Mary Rose was a carrack-type warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII.
After serving for 33 years in several wars against France, Scotland, and Brittany and after being substantially rebuilt in 1536, she saw her last action on 19 July 1545.
While leading the attack on the galleys of a French invasion fleet, she sank in the Solent, the straits north of the Isle of Wight.
Sank in battle in 1545, salvaged in 1982, now a museum ship.

Propulsion: Sail
Complement: 200 sailors, 185 soldiers, and 30 gunners
Armament: 7891 guns (including anti-personnel weapons)

FujiFilm X-E1
1/30s f/2.8 at 14.0mm iso800 full exif

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Don Mottershead22-Oct-2013 04:18
Excellent.
woody3409-Oct-2013 23:40
Beautifully presented, and thank's for the amazing background...great shot...V
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