Maritime History

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LUSITANIA's Telegraph

LUSITANIA Telegraph Recovered

The instrument is in good condition, but unlikely to shed light on why the ship sank so fast, The New York Times reports.



The country’s oldest warship is afloat again after a 2 year restoration, the Boston Globe reports.

PEKING Heads to Germany

A New York fixture since 1974, the 1911 Barque PEKING departed for her new homeport in Germany.

New Clue? Not So Much

A Japanese blogger found records the photo supposedly depicting Amelia Earhart was actually published two years before she vanished, NPR reports.

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.