There are few tales of the ‘Titanic’ left unexplored. Joseph Laroche’s story is one of them.
Did pirates wear eye patches to see better in the dark? Find out the truth behind the iconic style choice.
Yestervid compiles silent film footage of the Windy City dating back to 1896.
They pillaged, they invaded, and they obeyed only the sea laws they made up as they went along.
The mutiny on the 'Bounty' has inspired multiple movies, but the 'Hermione' revolt was way bloodier.
These freak waves are rare and unpredictable—and are believed to have caused numerous shipwrecks.
The true fate of many of these ships will never be known, but speculation suggests that storms, piracy, mutiny, accidental bombing, and even the attack of a giant squid could be responsible for their vanishings.
The peculiar sub had wheels and other innovative features.
The 'Titanic' sinking became the most infamous shipwreck in history—but what really happened on that unusually calm night in the North Atlantic?
After lying at the bottom of Lake Huron for more than a century, the wreck of the ‘Ironton’ has been discovered, confirming its tragic fate.
More than 40 years after the most famous ship in Great Lakes history vanished during a storm, the cause is still a mystery.
‘Äpplet’ had a more successful naval career than its short-lived sibling, the ‘Vasa.’ Studying its wreck could help explain why.
“S. lkqo. C. hgo & Tatty.” It’s gibberish to you, but not to Captain Richard Collinson.
Over several decades beginning in 1607, Jamestown nearly collapsed multiple times as colonists succumbed to disease and famine.
Your history teacher probably didn't tell you about the time the unfortunately named Captain Schlitt's bowel movement sank an entire German submarine.
The priceless 'Gemma Constantiniana'—an Imperial Roman cameo nearly 1 foot wide—survived the collapse of empires, crusades, and shipwrecks.
Once the fastest ocean liner in the world, a German torpedo sent the ship to the bottom of the sea.
The sinking of the RMS 'Titanic' shook the world—and forced better safety regulations to be put into place.
Over 100 years after 'Titanic' sank, the origins and true meaning of “women and children first” remain a source of confusion.