Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.

New Clue to Earhart’s Fate?

A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands.


Battleship TEXAS at Risk

The only existing ship to have survived both world wars, the USS TEXAS suffers from severe leaks and decay, Houstonia Magazine reports.

Icebreaker to Thunder Bay

The historic icebreaker ALEXANDER HENRY will be moving to Thunder Bay, reports the Kingston Whig-Standard.

MCCULLOCH shortly before sinking in 1917. Credit: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park_K03.7.068.3p

Wreck of USCG Cutter Found

A century after a historic cutter was lost in a collision off of California, NOAA and the Coast Guard announced the discovery of the vessel’s shipwreck.

Moby-Dick Influenced Dylan

“Moby-Dick” theme of rebirth “works its way into more than a few of my songs,” says Bob Dylan.