Sunday, April 8, 2012

Seafaring Sunday: On Galilee's Sea

April 8, 1848: A fleet of prefabricated boats, built for the U.S. Navy and intended to explore the Dead Sea, were launched at Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.  The boats had been hauled overland from the Mediterranean by camels.

Header: Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee by Rembrandt


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! And no walking on the water was required...


Pauline said...

But those camels gave their all!