Maritime Image of the Day: “The sinking of the SS Atlantic in 1873”

PortandTerminal.com, January 10, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s “Maritime Image of the Day” is a famous lithograph published by Currier and Ives that shows the desperate moments as the SS Atlantic’s passengers try desperately to make shore after their ship struck rocks near Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 1, 1873. SS Atlantic was a transatlantic ocean liner of the White … Continue reading Maritime Image of the Day: “The sinking of the SS Atlantic in 1873”