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Flashback in maritime history - RMS Lancastria: Worst Loss of Life on a British Ship, June 17th, 1940 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This British ocean liner was commandeered by the government during World War II. It was sunk on June 17th, 1940, resulting in the loss...

Flashback in maritime history - A Spectacle of Horror – Steamship General Slocum fire – 15 June 1904

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 15 June 1904, the excursion steamer General Slocum caught fire while operating on the East River in New York City. More than...

Flashback in maritime history - China cruise ship disaster M/V Dongfang zhi Xing (Eastern Star) on 1 June 2015

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The 76 meter long four-deck river passenger ship Eastern Star (Dongfangzhixing) capsized and sank on the Yangtze River in the Wuhan, Damazhou area. The vessel...

Flashback in maritime history - Sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland, 29 May 1914 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This Canadian ocean liner sank in the Saint Lawrence River following a collision with a Norwegian collier in the early hours of May...

Flashback in maritime history - Sinking of SS Sultana, On 27 April 1865 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) In 1865, the United States experienced its most significant marine casualty in terms of lives lost. Sultana was a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat that exploded on...

Flashback in maritime history: Sinking of M/V Sewol, on 16 April 2014

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) M/V Sewol  was a ferry that was built by the Japanese company Hayashikane Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd in 1994. She could carry 921...

Infographic - The Fall of the mighty TITANIC

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The following represents the best estimations science and history can currently make as to what happened in the moments immediately before and after the...

Flashback in maritime history: Sinking of RMS TITANIC, on 14 April 1912

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) RMS Titanic – A passenger ocean liner and, at the time, the world’s largest ship. On 14 April 1912, on her maiden voyage, she struck an...

Flashback in maritime History - Sea Diamond sinking at Santorini 5 April 2007

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The cruise ship, owned by Louis Hellenic Cruises, sank on April 5 2007 after ramming  a reef near the Aegean island of Santorini...

Flashback in maritime history: Sinking of RMS Atlantic, on 1 April 1873 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) RMS Atlantic was a transatlantic ocean liner of the White Star Line that operated between Liverpool, United Kingdom, and New York City, United States. During...
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