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November/December Issue 251: Viking takes Chicago

November/December Issue 251: Viking takes Chicago

This past summer, the Viking great ship, Draken, toured the U.S. East Coast.

November/December 2018
September/October Issue 250: The sinking of RMS Atlantic

September/October Issue 250: The sinking of RMS Atlantic

It was considered just a regular passage, from Liverpool to New York City.

September/October 2018
July/August Issue 249: Sunday to Saturday: Thomas W. Lawson

July/August Issue 249: Sunday to Saturday: Thomas W. Lawson

Imagine a 470-foot steel box. Then add seven 190-foot steel poles, Put sails on those poles — 25 in all, about 43,000 square feet — and then fill the box up with cargo.

July/August 2018
May/June Issue 248: La Amistad

May/June Issue 248: La Amistad

La Amistad — ironically the Spanish word for friendship — was anything but that to the captured slaves forced onto the vessel in 1839.

May/June 2018
March/April Issue 246: FitzRoy: Conflicted genius

March/April Issue 246: FitzRoy: Conflicted genius

Although mostly now remembered as the captain of HMS Beagle in her five-year voyage around the world with a young Charles Darwin, Robert FitzRoy was a man of the scientific age who made contributions in many fields.

March/April 2018
January/February Issue 245: Sailing aboard Su Shan

January/February Issue 245: Sailing aboard Su Shan

In 1975, Marty Sarandria was a typical 15-year-old — long hair, rock and roll guitarist, going through high school — when his parents pulled him from school.

January/February 2018
November/December Issue 244: A ferrocement schooner

November/December Issue 244: A ferrocement schooner

Rachel and Ebenezer, possibly the first ferrocement coasting schooner working in the schooner travel business, began as an idea in the mind of an engineer at Bath Iron Works in Maine.

November/December 2017
September/October Issue 243: Ghost ship of the Outer Banks

September/October Issue 243: Ghost ship of the Outer Banks

The term “Bermuda Triangle” gets thrust into common usage from a series of disappearances of crews and ships beginning in the 1920s.

September/October 2017
July/August Issue 242: Oliver Hazard Perry: The man and the ship

July/August Issue 242: Oliver Hazard Perry: The man and the ship

Oliver Hazard Perry, the man (1785-1819), was born into a family of naval officers

July/August 2017
May/June Issue 241: Bluebelle’s sole survivor

May/June Issue 241: Bluebelle’s sole survivor

There is an intriguing picture on the Internet of a young girl on a small raft just as she is rescued, with a caption reading something to the effect of “Survivor of Shipwreck.”

May/June 2017
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