News
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Queen Mary Renovation Planned

A news report states that Queen Mary is about to get a long-needed interior renovation. The Los Angeles Times reports…

Liner Stories
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Kronprinz Wilhelm—Riches to Rust

Launched on 30 March 1901 at the AG Vulcan shipyard in Stettin, Germany,  Norddeutscher Lloyd’s Kronprinz Wilhelm departed on her…

Features
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Jack Binns—Wireless Hero

Jack Binns, the first hero of maritime wireless, was born in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, on 16 September 1884. Binns, a…

People
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

One of Titanic’s most memorable survivors, Margaret Tobin, better known as Molly Brown—and even better known as “The Unsinkable Molly…

Disasters at Sea
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Austria-Inferno At Sea

On 13 September 1858, the HAPAG liner Austria (1857) burned and sank on her westbound Atlantic crossing, killing 449 passengers…

Liners at War
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The Battle of the Ocean Liners

It was a “Battle of the Ocean Liners” on 14 September 1914 when the Battle of Trindade was fought. Serving…