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Steel barge was leaking while being towed when pumps failed. size: 143' x 32' x 6'  more »
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Ruan aground due to high winds and foundered Size: 235' x 34' x 24'  more »
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Steel freighter ran ashore wih a full load of grain. Size: 296 ft x 40 ft x 21 ft  more »
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Wooden tug boat - Crossed path of steamer Chemung and sliced in two pices.  more »
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The USS Monitor is one of the most famous ships ever constructed. Her design was extremely unorthodox and revolutionary creating a lot of controversy within the United States government at the time of her conception. A work of desperation against the...  more »
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The SS Santa Clara was built in March 1930 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey for the Grace Steamship Company (Grace Line), a subsidiary of W.R. Grace and Company in New York City. She was a turbine electric vessel using...  more »
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Ohioan was built in 1914 by the Maryland Steel Company at Sparrow's Point, Maryland for the American - Hawaiian Steamship Company. She was a steel hulled freighter 407 feet long with a top speed of 12 knots. She was powered by a single quadruple...  more »
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The story of the Leopoldville is one mired in tragedy, coverup and cowardice. A drama and one of the worst maritime disasters in American history often forgotten or overshadowed. When one hears the story, it becomes the new focus of Christmas Eve. A day...  more »
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RMS Rhone was built and launched in 1865 by the Millwall Iron Works in London, England for the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. Her sister ship was the RMS Duoro. She was an iron hulled steamship 310 feet long with a top speed of 14 knots. She could...  more »
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(Harvard in a 1912 postcard, in her years with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.)The SS Harvard was built in 1907 by the Delaware Iron Ship Building and Engine Works in Chester, Pennsylvania for the Metropolitan Steamship Company in New York. Her...  more »
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MFV Zeila (L758) was a South African wetfish trawler that was sold as scrap metal to an Indian company by Hangana Fishing of Walvis Bay and got stranded 20km North from Wlotzbaken, Namibia on the 26th August 2008 when it came loose from its towing line...  more »
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The Eduard Bohlen was a ship that was wrecked on the Skeleton Coast of German Southwest Africa (now Namibia) on 5 September 1909 in a thick fog. The wreck now lies in the sand a quarter mile (0.4 km) from the shoreline. The ship was a 2,272 gross ton...  more »
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The Rewa was built in 1906 by William Denny and Brothers in Dumbarton, Scotland for the British-India Steam Navigation Company. She was 456 feet long and powered by a steam turbine engine powering three propellers. The turbine in turn was fed by six high...  more »
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The British passenger liner Galician was built in 1900 by Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Ireland for the Union-Castle Line. She was placed on the run between England and South Africa. Unlike many other large ocean liner operators, the Union-Castle Line...  more »
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To those that know of the rigid airships, USS Akron (ZRS-3) and USS Macon (ZRS-5) are not only among five rigid airships ordered and operated by the United States Navy, but are machines that evoke the imagination with their complexity and innovative...  more »
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Iberia was built in 1881 by S & H Morton Company in Leith, Scotland for the French based Fabre Line as a cargo steamship. She was 255 feet long. Iberia was powered by a single coal boiler fed compound condensing steam engine connected to a single...  more »
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Most people don't realize the struggle the RMS Carpathia and her crew had to endure the night of April 14 and morning of April 15, 1912. The small single funneled Cunarder, who's role was to carry freight and non-elite passengers to lesser destinations...  more »
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SS Marine Lion was ordered by the United States Maritime Commission in 1942 as a Type C4-S-B2 cargo ship. The Type C4 class was the largest type of cargo ship Marcom ordered during the war. She was built and launched on July 10, 1944 by the Sun Shipyard...  more »
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Lyman Stewart was built in 1914 by the Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California for the Union Oil Company. During World War I, she was comissioned into the United States Navy as the USS Lyman Stewart (ID-4537). On October 7, 1922, Lyman Stewart was...  more »
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The TV Frank H Buck was built in 1914 by the Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California for the Associated Oil Company. It was named after the vice president of the oil company and christened by Mr. Buck's niece. In September 1914, the Frank H Buck...  more »
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The City of New York was built in 1875 by the Delaware Iron Ship Building and Engine Works of John Roach and Sons in Chester, Pennsylvania for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company. She made her maiden voyage from San Francisco to Sydney, Australia via Fiji...  more »
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(The USS Arizona in 1917 outside the New York Navy Yard. This was Arizona's original appearance and profile. She looked far different on the day of her destruction in 1941.)(Launch of the Pennsylvania-class Battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) at the Brooklyn...  more »
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(The Oregon Railway and Navigation Company's City of Chester.)The City of Chester was built in 1875 for the Oregon Steamship Company by the Delaware Iron Shipbuilding and Engine Works of John Roach and Sons in Chester, Pennsylvania. Her namesake was the...  more »
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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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