Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.


A Homecoming for PEKING reports the 1911 barque PEKING will return to Hamburg to serve as the centerpiece of a new waterfront museum.


New Ship History Center

The Steamship Historical Society of America opened its new archive and research center in Warwick, RI.

Photo of Torpedo from U-853

Live Wreck Video

URI’s Inner Space Center is going to explore and broadcast live video of wrecks from the 1945 Battle of Point Judith.

Image of US Navy Diver

Navy Salvages Ironclad

Elite sailors are diving the Savannah River to salvage the CSS GEORGIA.

Catfish Class Submarine BELUGA

Czar’s Sub Found off Sweden

Officials believe it is the submarine SOM, which sank after a major collision with a Swedish ship in 1916.