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Naval History

Famous Ships that Sank Part 2: The Lusitania

July 31, 2013

The Lusitania was a passenger ship running between the US and Great Britain during and before WWI.  She was renowned for both her speed and luxury, but came to an ill fate when she was torpedoed by a German uboat in the early summer of 1915, with great loss of life.

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RMS Carpathia: The Ship That Saved 700 Titanic Survivors

June 7, 2013

Many are familiar with the RMS Titanic, a British transatlantic cruise line that struck an iceberg and sunk on its way to America. However, fewer people are aware of the story’s main hero — the RMS Carpathia. This cruise liner saved a large portion of the people who had escaped from the ship as she […]

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Famous Ships That Sank Part 1: The Bismarck

April 27, 2013

As the first post on our series “Famous Ships that Sank”, we’re covering the famed German Battleship Bismarck.  The shipwreck was discovered by none other than Robert Ballard (who also discover the Titanic) in 1989 about 3 miles below the surface of the Atlantic.

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