Set Sail on your Adventure with these 11 Ship Tattoo Ideas


SHIP TATTOO

The ship, or the full rigged ship is a very iconic Traditional American tattoo. The ship tattoo symbolizes the prospect of adventure, travel and or a spiritual journey. It was a popular tattoo amongst sailors for obvious reasons but some say that it holds a figurative meaning dating back to the times when Christians needed to hide the cross. The masts form the shape of a cross and are hidden behind the sails.

Here are 11 renderings of the ship tattoo made by the artists at Kings Avenue Tattoo.

@essingtattoo #nctattooers #shipandanchor

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MIKE RUBENDALL

Fresh #pirate #ship #tattoo done @kingsavetattoo #mikerubendall #rubendall #kingsavenue #kingsave #kingsavenyc

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GREZ

#GREZ getting all naughty #nautical all over John’s arm. Thanks so much man!! #kingsavetattoo #bowery

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CHRIS FERNANDEZ

Second session on Mike. Ship and cuff healed. @kingsavetattoo

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Made at @kingsavetattoo Bowery

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Finished this one today @kingsavetattoo

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MATT ADAMSON

Ride the lightning ⛈ done in one session on Jessica! Thanks for being tough!! @kingsavetattoo

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BECCA GENNÉ-BACON

Thanks Eric! ⛵️

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For one of my oldest clients. Thanks as always John!

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Had fun putting this ship on Amanda while looking at pics of @jakeandthegiantpeach. Thanks again for another fun one!

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JUSTIN ESSING


JASON JUNE


 

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