What follows below are some Monkey-curated highlights from a recently discovered treasure trove of ship photos. Tap images to go see (and Fave) the full-size originals on Flickr.
On 4 December 1924 she embarked on a 133-day world cruise — one of the longest attempted by a luxury liner at the time – advertised as “The Largest Ship to Circle the Globe”. SS Belgenland (1914) on Wikipedia
In 1866, petroleum exploration crews found a massive ancient salt deposit about 300 metres (980 feet) under the surface of Goderich harbour. To date 150 million tons of salt has been produced from the mine. The mine extends under Lake Huron and is the largest underground salt mine in the world. Goderich is an industrial harbour, used primarily to load salt from the Sifto mines onto lake and ocean freighters. More