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The Arctic was a wood hulled paddle steamer and ocean liner built in 1850 by William H Brown Shipyards in New York for the New York and Liverpool Mail Steamship Company or as it was better known as the Collins Line. Unlike most major ocean liners prior...  more »
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The Andrea Doria was built in 1951 by Ansaldo Shipyards in Genoa Italy for the Italia de Navigazione S.p.A. better known as the Italian Line. She was named after the fifteenth century Genoese Admiral Andrea Doria. A statue of the admiral was erected in...  more »
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The RMS Atlantic was built in 1870 at Harland and Wolff Limited in Belfast, Ireland for the newly created Oceanic Steamship Navigation Company, which was better known as the White Star Line. Atlantic was part of a four ship series which also included the...  more »
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The La Bourgogne was built in 1885 at the Société Nouvelles de Forges et Chantiers de Médditerranée in La Seyne-sur-Mer, France for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique better known as the French Line. She was a sleek...  more »
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Polias was the first World War I Emergency Fleet concrete ship to be constructed. Construction began after President Woodrow Wilson approved the construction of 24 concrete ships by the emergency fleet corporation in 1918. Both Polias and Atlantus were to...  more »
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The Robert E. Lee was built in 1924 for the Eastern Steamship Lines, an Atltantic based coastal steamship company headquartered in Boston, Massechusetts. Robert E. Lee operated in the northeastern area of the United States in regular service. In 1942, the...  more »
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Cape Fear was a Design 1070 concrete cargo ship built in 1919 at the Liberty Shipbuilding Company yard in Wilmington, North Carolina. Originally ordered and meant for service in World War I, she was completed and sold to civilian operators after the war...  more »
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(Atlantus aground in 1926.)In 1917, a Norwegian engineer named Nicolay Fougner built the world's first concrete ship capable of moving under its own power; the MV Namsenfjord. Fougner visited the United States and by request of the American government,...  more »
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The Charles H. Spencer was built by the Robertson-Schultz Company in San Francisco, California in 1911 for the American Placer Corporation. The steamboat was disassembled and transported by railroad and ox cart to Arizona. In Warm Creek, Arizona, the...  more »
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(U-805, a Type IXC class U-Boat the same as U-166.) U-166 was a Type IXC U-Boat constructed by Seebeckwerft A.G. in Wesermünde, Germany (now Bremerhaven) in 1941 and was commissioned into the Kriegsmarine in 1942. U-166's first patrol was around the...  more »
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(Photo from the National Hurricane Center.)Selma was a Design 1100 concrete oil tanker constructed in 1919 as part of the American WWI "Emergency Fleet". Her sister ship was the Latham. Both ships were built at F.F. Ley and Company in Mobile, Alabama....  more »
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Sapona was constructed in 1920 by the Liberty Ship Building Company in Wilmington, North Carolina for the United States government originally part of the planned 24 ship World War I emergency fleet. Her sister ship was the Cape Fear. Like the concrete...  more »
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Legend of the Lake - New Discovery Edition Book

The recent discovery of the wreck of the British warship Ontario, “the Holy Grail” of Great Lakes shipwrecks, solves several mysteries that have puzzled historians since the ship sank more than two centuries ago. Now, for the first time, the whole tragic story of the Ontario can finally be told.

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