Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.


Countdown to the Cup

It is less than 100 days to the start of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda, reports Sailing Scuttlebutt.

Hark! A Sea Monster! Or Not

Sightings of sea monsters throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries were actually whales, sea turtles, and other marine life entangled in marine debris.

Swedish Wreck Identified

Experts believe they have found the wreckage of the Blekinge (1682), lying on the seabed at Karlskrona, southern Sweden.

Coral Sea Discovery

Researchers from the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Silentworld Foundation discover three 19th-century shipwrecks.

Shipwreck souvenirs sought

Search is on for souvenirs made from 1757 British sloop sunk in Lake George during French & Indian War.

Dovetail donated to CBMM

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum adds a 1934 Hoopers Island dovetail DOROTHY LEE to its floating fleet.