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The Mallows Bay “Ghost Fleet” of Sunken Ships

Aerial view of Mallows Bay Ghost Fleet

PortandTerminal.com, July 17, 2020 NANJEMOY, MD – Mallows Bay is a small bay on the Maryland side of the Potomac River that is home to what is considered to be the “largest shipwreck fleet in the Western Hemisphere”. The remains of more than 230 shipwrecks litter the shallow, tidal bay. Most are the remains of wooden steamships that date back to the first World War 1. Some of …

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US millionaire who bought famous Lusitania shipwreck torpedoed in 1915, dies at 91

Black and white photo of steamship Lusitania

PortandTerminal.com, May 21, 2020 CORK, IRELAND – US businessman Gregg Bemis, the owner of the famous Lusitania shipwreck which was torpedoed and sunk off Cork, Ireland has died in New Mexico aged almost 92. After it’s sinking, the wreck was originally claimed by the Liverpool & London War Risks Insurance Association who later sold it to a navy diver John Light …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Karte Von Europa (1914)”

Funny map of Europe from 1914

PortandTerminal.com, February 3, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – This rare political caricature map of Europe depicts the continent at the outbreak of World War I. The map was created by Karl Lehmann-Dumont in Dresden and depicts the Germans’ view of the alliance situation and territorial issues towards the end of the first year of the war. The key countries involved in …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Boy on a Bomb”

PortandTerminal.com, October 12, 2019 Editor’s note: “Image of the Day” is a new feature that we have recently launched. We work in an amazing industry. Let’s celebrate its beauty together by sharing the incredible imagery taken by our colleagues of what we do. Have a photo/video to share? Please send it to info@portandterminal.com along with the name of the photographer who took it …

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