Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SS United States Conservancy purchases famed ocean liner ‘SS United States’

In a long-anticipated milestone in the effort to save and redevelop the legendary ocean liner SS United States, the SS United States Conservancy has announced that the national nonprofit organization...

February 2, 2011
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

History in HD: Lg Format Glass Negs of Ships & Bridges

New York Over the River: 1903 – New York circa 1903. "East River from Brooklyn tower of Williamsburg Bridge." 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full...

July 20, 2010
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 16, 2010

MV Doulos: The World’s Oldest Passenger Ship

MV Doulos Update 2010: On March 18, 2010, Doulos was handed over to her new owner, Mr Eric Shaw, Director and Chief Executive of BizNaz Resources International Pte Ltd in...

July 16, 2010
Total Views: 243

Monday, March 22, 2010
Fire Incidents

Historic Robert E. Lee Destroyed by Fire

ST. LOUIS, March 22 (UPI) — Fire destroyed the Robert E. Lee, a riverboat that for years was a popular tourist restaurant on the St. Louis waterfront, officials said. The...

March 22, 2010
Total Views: 62

Friday, January 22, 2010

Tugboat Goes from Trash to Treasure

The owner and crew of the Nels J., formerly the Ares, will tell the story of how they got the tug from a scrap yard in Texas to the Duluth...

January 22, 2010
Total Views: 75

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Delta Queen Could be Seeing Its Final Days in Operation

The famed paddle-wheeled steamboat, the Delta Queen, may be close to making its final commercial voyage come the end of the month. The 82-year-old Delta Queen has been operating on...

October 23, 2008
Total Views: 1

Monday, February 25, 2008

Historic Ship Independence Barred From Her Adopted State

Photo By Alan Light Built in 1950 the SS Independence and her sister ship the SS Constitution were built to transport passengers between U.S. ports and the Mediterranean but with...

February 25, 2008
Total Views: 7