22 Distinguished Sinking Ship Tattoos
A sinking ship tattoo is a true tattoo classic that harks back to the maritime beginnings of western tattooing.
Also known as the 'sailors grave' a sinking ship tattoo symbolizes the perils and dangers of life at sea. Similarly sinking ship tattoos have a long tradition of use as a sailor memorial and a commemorative symbol for those lost at sea. The iconic design of the sinking ship tattoo features the masts of a ship being dragged below the ocean. It is commonly accompanied by other nautical symbols such as anchors and rope.
As a real old school tattoo sinking ship tattoos are typically done with dark shading, bold outlines and bright colors! If you're after a classic and traditional tattoo then the sailors grave has all the attributes you need! Be it a tribute to sailors that have gone before or simply to show your appreciation of old school maritime ink a sinking ship tattoo is a tattoo anyone can appreciate! Sharp, clean and intense these 22 Distinguished Sinking Ship Tattoos are a must see for any tattoo enthusiast!!