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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
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...  view photos
(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...  view photos
(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...  view photos

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Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario - A Journey of Discovery Book

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce the release of a new book titled Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery. This book contains stories of long lost shipwrecks and the journeys of the underwater explorers who found them, written by Jim Kennard with paintings by Roland Stevens and underwater imagery by Roger Pawlowski.

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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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