A sonar image of the German U-boat U-576, which was sent to the bottom of the Atlantic by U.S. Naval forces after attacking a guarded merchant convoy on July 15, 1942. The site of this shipwreck, the grave of 45 German crewmen,
TSS OP TEN NOORT was a 6,076 ton Dutch merchant ship built in 1927 for the Dutch Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. It was based in Batavia, Java.In 1941, during World War II, OP TEN NOORT was taken over by the Royal Netherlands Navy and was refitted as a hospital ship.The vessel was scuttled in August 1945 at Wakasa Bay. collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum;
The American Merchant Mariners' Memorial sculpture, located in the Hudson River west of the park, is sited on a stone breakwater just south of Pier A and connected to the pier by a dock. It was designed by the sculptor Marisol Escobar and dedicated on 8 October 1991. The bronze sculpture depicts four merchant seamen with their sinking vessel after it had been attacked by a U-boat during World War II. One of the seamen is in the water, and is covered by the sea with each high tide.
Punkah Louver | by lil-m-moses I had one of the rooms that hadn't really been remodeled yet, so all my air was supplied through these wacky bubble vent things. Signs around the ship said they're called Punkah (the brand) Louvers. (on-board Queen Mary)
Ginga - The trip cruise ship Ginga ran aground off Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan. Due to navigation mistake and hit by the current, the cruise ship ran aground on rocky shoals on 1 nautical mile off Suo-Oshima Town shores. The duty officers on board of the ship Ginga All the passengers and crew members were rescued without any serious injuries. The local authorities and coast guard started salvage operations to tug the vessel and refloat it, but the hull is broken and there is water…
Luxury Liner Row, Manhattan, New York, 1939 - From top to Bottom are "Monarch of Bermuda", The "Fort Townshend", The "Conte di Savoia", The "Aquatania" (Sister ship to the Lusitania), The "Britannic", The "Normandie", The "De Grasse", The "Bremen" and The "Columbus". All but three of these ship would later sink. The Three that did not sink were the Aquatania, The Britannic and the Fort Townshend.