The Albin 25 was built in Kristinehamn, a small town on the shores of Lake Vänern in south-eastern Sweden. Between 1967 and about 1978 Albin Marine built over 2,000 of the 25s.

The Albin 25 was built in Kristinehamn, a small town on the shores of Lake Vänern in south-eastern Sweden. Between 1967 and about 1978 Albin Marine built over 2,000 of the 25s.

Marine life photographers sometimes capture unusual sights, like this beluga whale captured by David Merron in Somerset Island, Canada, apparently casually leaning back and flexing, making sure everyone got an eyeful of his impressive six-pack

Marine life photographers sometimes capture unusual sights, like this beluga whale captured by David Merron in Somerset Island, Canada, apparently casually leaning back and flexing, making sure everyone got an eyeful of his impressive six-pack

Barge Nautilus, a water-cooled floating data center, sharing a drydock with passenger vessel Harbor Queen at Lind Marine, San Francisco Bay, 2019 [1200×675]

Barge Nautilus, a water-cooled floating data center, sharing a drydock with passenger vessel Harbor Queen at Lind Marine, San Francisco Bay, 2019 [1200×675]

Amid extensive damage to this section of the Pentagon from 9/11 that killed 184 victims including 125 in the building, a Marine flag remains undisturbed in a destroyed office (September 11, 2001)

Amid extensive damage to this section of the Pentagon from 9/11 that killed 184 victims including 125 in the building, a Marine flag remains undisturbed in a destroyed office (September 11, 2001)

Two Marine Infantrymen, at a machine-gun emplacement, are silhouetted against the sky during an early morning Atomic Bomb Test, Yucca Flat, Nevada during Operation Teapot [2288 x 2964]

Two Marine Infantrymen, at a machine-gun emplacement, are silhouetted against the sky during an early morning Atomic Bomb Test, Yucca Flat, Nevada during Operation Teapot [2288 x 2964]

USCGC SEA LION (WPB 87352) in the slings at Platypus Marine, Port Angeles, Washington / one of 74 Marine Protector-class patrol boats in the US Coast Guard. [2048×1362]

USCGC SEA LION (WPB 87352) in the slings at Platypus Marine, Port Angeles, Washington / one of 74 Marine Protector-class patrol boats in the US Coast Guard. [2048×1362]

Whaling ship ANNIE J. PARDEE “hauled up on what was then the New Bedford Marine railway in Fairhaven after running aground at Round Hill,” September 15, 1929. [2957×2181]

Whaling ship ANNIE J. PARDEE “hauled up on what was then the New Bedford Marine railway in Fairhaven after running aground at Round Hill,” September 15, 1929. [2957×2181]

Here’s a museum quality megalodon tooth! So happy my last post did well, I work for a marine paleontology company and might post here fairly often from now on!

Here’s a museum quality megalodon tooth! So happy my last post did well, I work for a marine paleontology company and might post here fairly often from now on!

USCGC Paulding (CG-17) on the marine railway at the Boston Navy Yard, December 1927 / bow damage from collision with submarine USS S-4 (SS-109) which was lost with all hands. [892×1115]

USCGC Paulding (CG-17) on the marine railway at the Boston Navy Yard, December 1927 / bow damage from collision with submarine USS S-4 (SS-109) which was lost with all hands. [892×1115]

Hol Chan marine reserve off the coast of San Pedro has very friendly nurse sharks from decades of local fisherman cleaning their daily catch here

Hol Chan marine reserve off the coast of San Pedro has very friendly nurse sharks from decades of local fisherman cleaning their daily catch here

Launch of LNG-powered ConRo vessel EL COQUI at VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, MS, March 2017 / capacity for 2,400 twenty-foot-equivalent container units (TEUs) and a mix of nearly 400 cars and larger vehicles in the enclosed decks [gifv][728×408]

Launch of LNG-powered ConRo vessel EL COQUI at VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, MS, March 2017 / capacity for 2,400 twenty-foot-equivalent container units (TEUs) and a mix of nearly 400 cars and larger vehicles in the enclosed decks [gifv][728×408]