On Sept. 12, 1944, the liberty ship George Ade was torpedoed off Cape Hatteras, N.C., by German Sub U-518. Coast Guard Cutters Jackson and Bedloe were sent out on a rescue mission during a hurricane. The mission ended with the loss of both cutters, including 21 of 22 officers and enlisted personnel.
A historical overview of how the United States Coast Guard's revenue cutters were deployed during the Civil War.
Granma Makes One of History’s Most Consequential Ocean Passages.
A bottle of wine that was recovered from the 1864 wreck of the Civil War blockade-runner Mary-Celestia was recently opened and sampled by sommeliers at a wine festival, who came away underwhelmed.
“We simply love being out on the ocean,” says Heidi, by way of explaining why they have covered more than 100,000 nautical miles since acquiring the Nordhavn 46 in 1995. No other production powerboat has circumnavigated three times.
A boat made famous by John Steinbeck’s The Log of the Sea of Cortez is getting a $2 million overhaul after having spent about a year underwater.
A team of researchers discovered two significant vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. The German U-boat 576 and the freighter Bluefields were found about 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
Dora Mac is a Diesel Duck, and she has reached an altitude of 1,332 feet on the canal that connects Europe’s Main and Danube rivers, the highest waterway in the world accessible from the sea.