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Roadmap to the Piers

In 1964, as millions of visitors prepared to descend on New York City for the 1964/65 World’s Fair, the National…

Ocean Liners
Classic Cruising
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Shore Excursion—1920s Style

Shore excursions have come a long way over the past century. And yet, as this short silent film clip shows,…

Disasters at Sea
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First Radio Rescue at Sea

The first radio rescue at sea took place on 23 January 1909. On that day a Morse code distress call—CQD—was…

Liners at War
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Indomitable Celtic

World War I took a terrific toll on ocean liners operating in both civilian and military service. Cunard Line’s Lusitania…