Famous Ships that Sank Part 2: The Lusitania

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 … Read More

RMS Carpathia: The Ship That Saved 700 Titanic Survivors

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 … Read More

Famous Ships That Sank Part 1: The Bismarck

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. The Bismarck, Like the Titanic, Was … Read More