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[Method of raising sunken ship with five ropes and ships, diagram of curved pipe in water, and surrounding text]

[Method of raising sunken ship with five ropes and ships, diagram of c...

Illus. and text in: De subtilitate / Girolamo Cardano. Basileae : Per L. Luclum, 1554, First vol., p. 12. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 260.

Shah Allum in distress

Shah Allum in distress

"A design in two compartments illustrating an article in Biblical phraseology, 'The First Chapter of the Book of Kings' and 'The Lamentations'. In the upper part is depicted a meeting of the General Court of th... more

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved by B[enjamin?] Smith.

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved...

Print showing the storm and shipwreck at the beginning of Shakespeare's play "Tempest" ; Prospero and Miranda are standing on the right on the island where the shipwrecked sailors wash ashore. Title from item.

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armada / Js. Gillray, inv. et f.

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armad...

French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... more

Bermudas, drawn from actual surveys, and improved by Blunt's Coast Pilot.

Bermudas, drawn from actual surveys, and improved by Blunt's Coast Pil...

Scale ca. 1:116,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Treasure maps (2nd ed.) 57. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "General instructions for making the Bermuda Isl... more

Ships at sea, some undersail, one shipwreck C. Köpper

Ships at sea, some undersail, one shipwreck C. Köpper

Print shows five different ships at sea, two are three-masted ships, one of which has wrecked near rocks; other ships may be schooners. The two larger designs are signed "C. Köpper". Title devised by Library st... more

Driven on a shoal G.R. Bonfield

Driven on a shoal G.R. Bonfield

Drawing shows the port side of a ship, possibly run aground on a shoal, buffetted by waves during a storm. Title from item. Signed in pencil on lower right. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Driven on a shoal, G.R.... more

Chart of Ocean Island : sketch of an island in lat. 28° 22ʹ N. long. 118° 30ʹ W. or thereabouts supposed to be Ocean Island upon which the ship Gledstanes was wrecked June 9th 1837 at 11 h. 30 m. p.m., high water, full and change 5h am., rise 22 inches

Chart of Ocean Island : sketch of an island in lat. 28° 22ʹ N. long. 1...

Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2009-056

Two views, one of a shipwrecked vessel on the shore, the other of a lighthouse and outbuildings seen from a distance

Two views, one of a shipwrecked vessel on the shore, the other of a li...

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress). Paper creased wit... more

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... more

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, February 16th, 1853 ; 150 lives lost / / From the sketch of Mr. Cross, passenger ; Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, S. Fco.

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita...

Pictorial lettersheet shows rescue attempts being made on burning and sinking ship; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 337. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.16

My child! My child! / engraved and published by John C. McRae, N.Y.

My child! My child! / engraved and published by John C. McRae, N.Y.

Photograph shows a night scene of a women drowning at sea, holding her infant aloft. In the foreground, a broken mast and tattered sails. The picture is a companion piece to McRae's "They're saved! They're save... more

They're saved! They're saved! / engraved and published by John C. McRae, N.Y.

They're saved! They're saved! / engraved and published by John C. McRa...

Photograph shows night scene of a sailor rescuing a woman and her child from the sea . The picture is a companion piece to McRae's print "My child! My child!" Title from item. Purchase; Hirschl & Adler Galleri... more

Destruction of the packet-ship John Rutledge by an iceburg, Feb. 20, 1856 The only survivor, Thomas W. Nye, of New Bedford [with others in lifeboat].

Destruction of the packet-ship John Rutledge by an iceburg, Feb. 20, 1...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, April 12, 1856.

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her four children in the berth, known as the "birdsnest"; the rescued female passengers of the Central America in the cabin of the brig Marine]

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her fo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, title page.

The Central America engulphed in the ocean, about eight the ship began to settle rapidly, when she momentarily righted and went down stern foremost

The Central America engulphed in the ocean, about eight the ship began...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 3, title page.

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Three illustrations: appearance of the women passengers of the Central America on their arrival at Sandy Hook, on board the Empire City; head and shoulders of Captain Johnston, of the Norwegian bark Ellen, and ... more

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Seven illustrations showing passengers bailing the ship and carrying coal; Capt. Herndon firing a rocket; lowering women into the boats; the brig Marine waiting for passengers of the boat Central America; portr... more

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Three illustrations: side view of the ship the last time she left the port of New York; passengers on raft; and scene of the catastrophe after the sinking of the ship.

The lost ship - a ballad / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

The lost ship - a ballad / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

Print shows a music sheet cover with the warship Epervier smashing up on rocks on her return trip from Algiers with prisoners and soldiers from the United States war with Algiers in 1815. Title from item. Copyr... more

[A wrecked boat]

[A wrecked boat]

Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.626) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

On the Carolina coast nr. Hatteras

On the Carolina coast nr. Hatteras

Shipwreck, figure and flotsam in foreground. Title inscribed below image. Faint image of man carrying yoke, inscribed below image: Woods[awyer?] Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.62) Forms part of: Morg... more

Sunken vessels, in the Rappahannock River, below Fredericksburg, with earthwork commanding the channel

Sunken vessels, in the Rappahannock River, below Fredericksburg, with ...

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.14) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 27, 1862 The United States Infantry burning the house of the Rebel Ruffin under the guns of the United States gun-boat "Mahaska" / / sketched by an officer of the "Mahaska."

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 2...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 295 (1862 Aug. 23), p. 540.

The National steamer Oriental, on shore on the sandpit near Nag's Head, N.C. / From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. J.H. Schell.

The National steamer Oriental, on shore on the sandpit near Nag's Head...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 July 5, p. 221.

Stone blockade off Charleston

Stone blockade off Charleston

Ships loaded with stones and sunk to block entrance of harbor, Charleston, South Carolina. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 10.

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions.

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defenc...

Scale 1:30,000. Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370 LC Treasure maps (2nd ed.) 133 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions /

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defenc...

Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available als... more

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina : showing rebel defences sic and obstructions

General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina : showing rebel defen...

"Bowen & Co. lith. Philada." "The survey of the channels, fortifications etc. was made after the occupation of the Harbor by the U.S. Naval forces." Depths shown by gradient tints. From: Message of the Presiden... more

Total destruction of the Democratic platform / terrible shipwreck and loss of life in Salt River

Total destruction of the Democratic platform / terrible shipwreck and ...

Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Burning of the steamer Stonewall, on the Mississippi River, October 28th, during which upward of two hundred lives were lost

Burning of the steamer Stonewall, on the Mississippi River, October 28...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Nov. 13, 1869, p. 149.

The sinking of the United States steamer Oneida off the port of Yokohama, Japan, Sunday, January 23 / from a sketch by a survivor.

The sinking of the United States steamer Oneida off the port of Yokoha...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 30, no. 755 (1870 March 19), p. 5.

Man, possibly a castaway or shipwrecked sailor, standing on rocky shore seeing a ship on the horizon; may show signs of disbelief at the prospect of being rescued

Man, possibly a castaway or shipwrecked sailor, standing on rocky shor...

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

The recent accident on the Mississippi Central Railroad / from a sketch by Mr. Montgomery Meigs.  Lieut.-Commander W.L. Stewart ; Commander E.H. Williams ; Lieut. Commander A.W. Muldaur ; The sinking of the "Oneida" by the "Bombay".

The recent accident on the Mississippi Central Railroad / from a sketc...

Five illustrations: Accident on the Mississippi Central Railroad, near Oxford, Mississippi. Head-and-shoulders portraits of Lieut. Commander W.L. Stewart; Commander E.H. Williams; and Lieut. Commander A.W. Muld... more

The departure, launching the life boat

The departure, launching the life boat

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Bakin?, J. E., artist. ... more

North Carolina.  The steamship "Metropolis," wrecked in a gale off Currituck Beach, on the night of January 31st, with the loss of one hundred railroad operatives, on their way to Brazil

North Carolina. The steamship "Metropolis," wrecked in a gale off Cur...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1878 Feb. 16, p. 413.

Man, woman, and girl on shipwreck debris at sea with rainbow above

Man, woman, and girl on shipwreck debris at sea with rainbow above

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Webber, C. T., arti... more

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

N16294 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Licensed wreckers - in the hands of the receivers / J. Keppler.

Licensed wreckers - in the hands of the receivers / J. Keppler.

Print shows a ship labeled "Wrecked Corporation" and "Insurance Co. Bankrupt" that has wrecked on rocks with a darkened lighthouse labeled "Trust" and "Justice" nearby; its light has been snuffed by "Judge" and... more

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

Print shows Puck's figure for the "Independent Party" in a small sailboat of that name, flying a banner labeled "Independents", sailing through icy waters among large icebergs; in the background two ships label... more

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at center, a capitalist, sitting on money bags labeled "Insurance Money" and leaning against several papers labeled "New Policy", gambling with the Grim Reaper, while all around them disaste... more

Blundering again! / Gillam.

Blundering again! / Gillam.

Print shows a group of Democrats on a log raft that is breaking up within sight of land, with two logs labeled "New Jersey [and] New York" coming loose and drifting away; there is a small sail labeled "Democra[... more

They saw their "Flying Dutchman" - it crossed their path, and they were lost / Gillam.

They saw their "Flying Dutchman" - it crossed their path, and they wer...

Illustration shows the shipwreck of a ship that lost its course at the sight of the "Flying Dutchman" labeled "Speeches" with the face of James G. Blaine as the ship's figurehead and using the "Bloody Shirt" as... more

Women and children first

Women and children first

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Category designation on... more

Not this time! / Dalrymple.

Not this time! / Dalrymple.

Print shows President Cleveland at the helm of the "Ship of State", it's sails labeled "Honest Pensions, Wilson Tariff Bill, Sound Financial Policy, Adherence to the Traditional Policy of Non-Interference", [an... more

U.S. Reports: Irrawaddy, The, 171 U.S. 187 (1898)

U.S. Reports: Irrawaddy, The, 171 U.S. 187 (1898)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 171; October Term, 1897; Irrawaddy, The

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... more

Another party heard from / J.S. Pughe.

Another party heard from / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows Neptune sitting among the sunken wrecks of the Spanish fleet during the Spanish-American War. Title from item. Caption: Neptune Great whales! If those Yankees keep this up much longer I'll have to ... more

A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon the island

A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon th...

Photograph shows a framed map, "Known Wrecks on Sable Island compiled from official reports by S. D. McDonald, F.C.S." (probably the 1890 edition) with a large number of ships indicating locations of shipwrecks... more

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and ... more

Woman leaning against cross on rock in middle of stormy sea near a shipwreck

Woman leaning against cross on rock in middle of stormy sea near a shi...

13463 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2... more

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

"This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally smashed one into the other,... more

Lost in the desert the great dramatic spectacle : written by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the great dramatic spectacle : written by Owen Davi...

D13751 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Last of the "Mary Jane." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print., Cincinnati & New York." No. 4719. Forms part of: Theatrical poster c... more

[Superstructure of the Maine after her sinking, 1900]

[Superstructure of the Maine after her sinking, 1900]

Photograph shows a group of men standing on the wreckage of the U. S. S. Maine in Havana harbor; a small boat is next to wreckage. Title devised by Library staff.

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan, standing in the "Presidential Sea", pulling on a rope tied to a shipwreck labeled "Democracy" which was "Stranded 1896" on rocks labeled "16 to 1", "Bryanism", and "Bo... more

In dire distress / Keppler.

In dire distress / Keppler.

Illustration shows George Edmunds, Mark Hanna(?), and another man onboard a grounded ship labeled "Shipping Subsidy Bill" in rough seas labeled "Press Attacks." The ship rests on rocks labeled "Opposition." Tit... more

A volunteer crew wanted / J.S. Pughe.

A volunteer crew wanted / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt putting a rescue boat labeled "National Honor" to sea, carrying lifesaving equipment and an oar labeled "Reciprocity"; out to sea a ship labeled "Cuba" is flounde... more

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right), Cuba

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right...

H32512 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Safe in dangerous waters / Ehrhart.

Safe in dangerous waters / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a "real American girl" sailing a small boat around rocks that look like crowns of royalty in the "Sea of Matrimony" where boats labeled "American Fortunes" have shipwrecked. Title from item. ... more

All that was left of the boat which carried over 1000 souls to destruction. General view of Slocum after being raised, Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor

All that was left of the boat which carried over 1000 souls to destruc...

Stereograph shows two men standing on the mangled deck of the steamboat the SS General Slocum at the New York Harbor.

The Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor, June 15, 1904--Gen'l Slocum the morning after the disaster, bodies on the beach showing in the background

The Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor, June 15, 1904--Gen'l Slocum the ...

Stereograph shows men standing on the deck of a boat near the partially submerged wreckage of the destroyed steamboat the SS General Slocum.

Stern view of the Slocum. What was left of the boat which had on board over 1400 people. General Slocum Disaster, June 15, 1904

Stern view of the Slocum. What was left of the boat which had on board...

Stereograph shows two men in a small boat inspecting the burnt out wreckage of the steamboat the SS General Slocum at the New York Harbor. H49360 U.S. Copyright Office No. 8403. Copyright by H.C. White Co. Cop... more

The mass of burned timbers and ruined metal, showing broken paddle wheels s[h]a[f]t. General Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor, June 15, 1904

The mass of burned timbers and ruined metal, showing broken paddle whe...

Stereograph shows the burnt out wreckage and debris of the steamboat SS General Slocum at the New York Harbor. H49054 U.S. Copyright Office No. 8400. Copyright by H.C. White Co. Copyright entry: Aug. 12, 1904, ... more

General Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor, June 15, 1904. Diver going down for bodies in upper saloon, out of which over 175 were taken

General Slocum Disaster, New York Harbor, June 15, 1904. Diver going d...

Stereograph shows several men and the police standing on the deck of a boat. A diver resurfaces after helping to recover bodies from the partiallysubmerged wreckage of the destroyed steamboat the SS General Slocum.

On the deck of the Slocum, showing the effects of the fire on metal work and s[tee]l. G[enera]l Slocum Di[saste]r, New York H[arbo]r, June 15, 1904

On the deck of the Slocum, showing the effects of the fire on metal wo...

Stereograph shows men standing among the wreckage on the melted metal and steel deck of the destroyed steamboat the SS General Slocum at the New York Harbor. H49055 U.S. Copyright Office No. 8403. Copyright by ... more

Maine as it is now Kentucky, Havana, Sept 3, 1906.

Maine as it is now Kentucky, Havana, Sept 3, 1906.

Photograph shows the wreckage of the U. S. S. Maine in Havana harbor; other ships in background. Additional title on item: Spanish-American War, "Maine" as it is now in Havana harbor, Sept 3, 1906; [shows also ... more

Farthest north / J.S. Pughe.

Farthest north / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows the frozen heads of Joseph G. Cannon, Leslie M. Shaw, Nelson W. Aldrich, and Joseph B. Foraker around two shipwrecks labeled "Philippine Free Trade" and "Tariff Reform"; other heads are label... more

The song that kills / K.

The song that kills / K.

Illustration shows a siren wearing a scarf labeled "Get Rich Quick", sitting on a rock ledge labeled "Margin Gambling", and playing a lyre labeled "Stock Market" with strings labeled "Erie, Union Pacific, North... more

The flying dutchman / Kep.

The flying dutchman / Kep.

Illustration shows a ship labeled "Republican Machine" with Nelson W. Aldrich at the helm and Henry C. Lodge, Joseph G. Cannon, Boies Penrose, James S. Sherman and Chauncey M. Depew hanging on. The ship is star... more

"Dogs first!" / Albert Levering.

"Dogs first!" / Albert Levering.

Illustration shows a ship foundering at sea during a storm, with many passengers on deck, but the sailors, bowing to pressure from "anti-vivisectionists", are rescuing the dogs first.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16th, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16th, 1911

J158091 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911; DLC/PP-1911:44316. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. B.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 21st, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 21st, 1911

J158096 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. F. Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, July 21st, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, July 21st, 1911

J158249 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. H.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 7th, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 7th, 1911

J156506 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; June 14, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba.

Raising of battleship Maine

Raising of battleship Maine

Photograph shows men standing among the wreckage of the U. S. S. Maine after being raised from Havana harbor. Title from item.

Wreck, U.S.S. Maine, Nov. 18, 1911

Wreck, U.S.S. Maine, Nov. 18, 1911

Title from item. No. J. Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; December 1, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Obispo 70, Havana, Cuba. Exhibited: "War/Photography : Photographs of Armed Conflict and its Afterm... more

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16, 1911

J158092 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. C.

Raising of battleship Maine

Raising of battleship Maine

Photograph shows the twisted wreckage of the U. S. S. Maine after being raised from Havana harbor. Additional devised title: [Dredging up at Havana harbor, 1911]. Title from item.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 21st, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 21st, 1911

J158094 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. E. On verso: "This is the latest picture of the wreck and show how the forward part of the boat is folded back. That is the mass of ... more

Destruction of "Maine", Havana harbor, Cuba, Spanish-American War 1898

Destruction of "Maine", Havana harbor, Cuba, Spanish-American War 1898

Photograph shows sailors and others in small boats near the wreckage of the U. S. S. Maine; a wreath is tossed from the Maine's crows nest, American flag waving. Additional devised title: [Ceremonial sinking at... more

Titanic disaster

Titanic disaster

Shows E. J. Smith, who was later commander of the Titanic, inspecting the Titanic's sister ship Olympia (i.e., Olympic), which was launched on April 31, 1911. (From 108-115', this medium close-up footage of Smi... more

[Remains at water's edge of U.S. Brig Niagara, flagship of Commodore Perry during the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie]

[Remains at water's edge of U.S. Brig Niagara, flagship of Commodore P...

J182632 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Ekstrand, Erie, Pa. Identification of image made by researcher, July 20, 2011.

13 anniversary, destruction of the U.S.S. Maine, Havana Harbor, Feb. 15, 1911

13 anniversary, destruction of the U.S.S. Maine, Havana Harbor, Feb. 1...

J152441 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; February 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Obispo 70, Havana, Cuba.

Can he remain on the Tight-Rope? A cartoon published when the submarine crisis became acute last June Norman Lindsay

Can he remain on the Tight-Rope? A cartoon published when the submarin...

Print shows President Woodrow Wilson holding a quill pen, standing on a tightrope over the Atlantic Ocean in which are sharks and a man holding up a child. Title from item. Norman Lindsay in Sydney Bulletin. In... more

One of the notorious U-boats stranded on the south coast of England after surrender

One of the notorious U-boats stranded on the south coast of England af...

Crowds, some in rowboats, gather around beached submarine while others congregrate on the submarine's deck. J261144 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 19287.

U.S. Reports: Eastern Transp. Co. v. United States, 272 U.S. 675 (1927)

U.S. Reports: Eastern Transp. Co. v. United States, 272 U.S. 675 (1927...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 272; October Term, 1926; Eastern Transportation Company v. United States et al.

Only and exclusive photo of the Vestris as it went down

Only and exclusive photo of the Vestris as it went down

From slug on back of photo: "Photo shows an excellent view of the ill-fated Vestris as it listed, while passengers are hurriedly donning life preservers as they leave the vessel." The photo was taken by Fred Ha... more

Remarkable photo of the Vestris disaster

Remarkable photo of the Vestris disaster

Photograph shows crew and passengers of the S. S. Vestris trying to lower lifeboats from the port side; passenger in foreground trying to keep balance as ship tilts sharply to starboard side. The photo was take... more

United States, East coast: Charleston Light to Cape Canaveral

United States, East coast: Charleston Light to Cape Canaveral

Scale 1:449,659 at Lat. 30⁰30ʹ. "Mercator projection. N.A. datum of 1927." Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. "Not to be used for navigation: For wreck information only." Base map: [Nautical chart] 1... more

Alaska Standard, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

Alaska Standard, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

STORED ON SITE. mchr Significance: From 1959 to 1985, the tanker Alaska Standard delivered refined petroleum products kerosene, lubricants, marine diesel fuel, home heating oil, gasoline to towns, canneries, an... more

Shipwrecks of Isle Royale National Park, Surrounding waters of Lake Superior, Houghton, Houghton County, MI

Shipwrecks of Isle Royale National Park, Surrounding waters of Lake Su...

Significance: The shipwrecks located within the archipelago of Isle Royale represent many types and stages of the development of maritime steam technology. Vessel types include passenger steamers, bulk, and pa... more

Le Capne. Aubert, Comt. le Jean Baptte de Caen, sauvant l'equipage de Brick Americain le Lydia / T. Gudin pinxt. et lith. ; lith. de Lemercier.

Le Capne. Aubert, Comt. le Jean Baptte de Caen, sauvant l'equipage de ...

"Captain Aubert, Comt. le Jean Baptte de Caen," saving the crew of the American brig "Lydia." .

The loss of the Pennsylvania New York packet ship; the Lockwoods emigrant ship; the Saint Andrew packet ship; and the Victoria from Charleston, near Liverpool, during the hurricane [...] Jany. 7th & 8th, 1839 / painted by Samuel Walters ; drawn on stone by T. Fairland.

The loss of the Pennsylvania New York packet ship; the Lockwoods emigr...

Title from item. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

A narrative of the loss of the Kent,

A narrative of the loss of the Kent,

Also available in digital form.

Adrift in spite of rock and tempests roar ... Coffin

Adrift in spite of rock and tempests roar ... Coffin

Democratic Party Congressmen Benjamin Franklin Butler, William Steele Holman, Samuel Jackson Randall, William Ralls Morrison, and others in sinking boat "Democracy" sailing between the Scylla of "protection" an... more

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