One of the most famous Titanic survivor stories is that of Charles Joughin. The man who somehow drank his way through the Titanic disaster and lived to tell the tale. Here is an account of this Titanic survivor and his bizarre story
Photo Credit :: James Lee @ UnSplash There is much to be said when discussing Grand Cayman scuba diving due to the history that is in the oceans there as well as because of the captivating underwater scenery. Grand Cayman
Photo Credit :: Mael BALLAND @ UnSplash Scuba diving is a huge exploration. However it is as well naturally hazardous. Beginner divers find out near the beginning in a scuba diving certification group how to dive safe and sound. That's
https://www.youtube.com/embed/QPzMKRwp7Sk James Cameron took meticulous steps to ensure historical accuracy when creating his 1997 box office hit, Titanic. Since then, Cameron has done extensive research not only on the Titanic itself but the victims of the ill-fated liner. Now, almost thirty years later, the director
The following account is taken from the book, Digging up Uncle Evans, by Philip Howard. In October of 1837 the Steamboat Home wrecked on Ocracoke Island. It was the worst sea disaster ever to occur on Ocracoke. Ninety persons lost their lives that
Photo Credit :: Wikipedia Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost Endurance ship is a topic of legend. The ship went down in the Antarctic’s Weddell Sea during the explorer’s ill-fated 1914–17 expedition, marking the end of the “Heroic Age” of Antarctic exploration. There have
Abandonment of the whalers in the Arctic Ocean, September 1871, including the George, Gayhead, and Concordia. Scanned from the original Harper's Weekly 1871, courtesy of Robert Schwemmer Maritime Library A LOOK BACK:::: Reproduced from National Marine Sanctuaries from 2016 NOAA archaeologists have discovered the
Three million shipwrecks over the seafloor are predicted. Such sites offer significant insight into human history and culture. They are also home to the marine scientists with rich ecosystems of interest. A fascinating summary of some of the many interesting
The mystery of the Octavius: An 18th-century ghost ship was discovered with the captain’s body found frozen at his desk, still holding his pen
The story opens in 1761 with the Octavius docked in the port of London to take on a cargo destined for China.
John Franklin is said to have succumbed on June 11, 1847, according to a note from the following April. The general consensus is that the rest of the crew either perished while they were camped through the winter or during their attempt to walk back to civilization.