Would You Board The Titanic II? An Eerily Similar Replica Of The Doomed Ship Will Set Sail In 2018
Would you feel comfortable boarding the Titanic II? A lavish but eerily similar replica of the doomed ship is expected to set sail in 2018. Staying true to its namesake, the Titanic II will feature Tu...
Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic
A plethora of memorials and events are planned around the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic, which struck an iceberg on April 15, 1912. There are Titanic cruises that will follow the path of...
RMS Lusitania
RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner, holder of the Blue Riband, and briefly the world's largest passenger ship. She was launched by the Cunard Line in 1906, at a time of fierce competition for the...
RMS Laconia (1921)
The second RMS Laconia was a Cunard ocean liner, built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson as a successor of the 1911-1917 Laconia. The new ship was launched on 9 April 1921, and made her maiden v...
RMS Titanic
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK...
Would You Board The Titanic II? An Eerily Similar Replica Of The Doomed Ship Will Set Sail In 2018
Would you feel comfortable boarding the Titanic II? A lavish but eerily similar replica of the doomed ship is expected to set sail in 2018. Staying true to its namesake, the Titanic II will feature Tu...
SIEV 36
SIEV 36 (Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel 36) was a vessel from Indonesia that exploded and sank off Ashmore Reef, Australia on 16 April 2009. The vessel, carrying 47 refugees and two crew, was intercep...
Hamilton Fish
Hamilton Fish (August 3, 1808 – September 7, 1893) was an American statesman and politician who served as the 16th Governor of New York, a United States Senator and United States Secret...
Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
USS Panay incident
The USS Panay incident was a Japanese attack on the American gunboat Panay while she was anchored in the Yangtze River outside Nanking (now known as Nanjing), China on 12 December 1937. Japan and the ...
Collision between Soviet submarine K-22 and USS Voge (FF-1047))
The USS Voge (FF-1047), a Garcia-class frigate of the US Navy named after Rear Admiral Richard George Voge, was laid down on 21 November 1963 at the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan. ...
USS Drum (SSN-677)
USS Drum (SSN-677), a Sturgeon class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the drum, also known as the croaker or hardhead, any of various fishes of the Sciae...
Laconia Order
The Laconia Order (Laconia-Befehl) was issued by German Grand Admiral (Großadmiral) Karl Dönitz during World War II as a result of the Laconia incident.Prior to this incident, vessels of the Kriegsmar...
Gaza journey of MV Rachel Corrie
33°59′E / 31.41°N 33.99°E / 31.41; 33.99 The Cambodian-flagged Irish MV Rachel Corrie was part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that sailed to Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid in ...
Port Hamilton incident
The Geomun Island Incident or the Port Hamilton Incident was the occupation of the Geomundo (also Komundo or Port Hamilton) by the Royal Navy from 15 April 1885 to 27 February 1887.Russia had intended...
USS Tautog (SSN-639)
USS Tautog (SSN-639), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Tautog (Tautoga Onitis)a wrasse commonly found along the Northern Atlantic co...
Chesapeake–Leopard Affair
The Chesapeake–Leopard Affair was a naval engagement that occurred off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia, on 22 June 1807, between the British warship HMS Leopard and American frigate USS Chesa...
Continuous journey regulation
The Canadian government’s first attempt to restrict immigration from India was to pass an order-in-council on January 8, 1908, that prohibited immigration of persons who "in the opinion of the Ministe...