Because we love tall ships.
The docks at Leith, the port town of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1840s. Source
Soldiers aloft on the ship Garthsnaid, off New Zealand. 1920. Source
Ships in the South West India Docks, London, c. 1880. Source
A ship grounded on a small island off Florida following a hurricane, 1899. Source
The Discovery in Antarctica, 1901. Source
The winner of the last race of sailing ships carrying grain from Australia to the UK, c.1950. The winning time was about four months. Source
Ships on the Thames at Greenwich, c. 1890s. I love the 'ghosts' of moving people in the foreground. Source