Sinking of the SS Golden Gate in 1862 off Manzanilla, Mexico on its way to Panama from San Francisco. Includes a list of the 338 passengers on board, including lists of survivors and the 180 who died in the fire and sinking.
On December 6, 1917, in the midst of the Great War, a French munitions ship caught fire in Halifax harbor. The subsequent explosion flattened much of Halifax, killed 2,000 people and injured 9,000 more.
Dutch East India Company Ships and Shipwrecks.Lots of information on The Golden Age of Dutch Discoverers and Sailors. Through reading the stories on more than 650 ships of the Dutch VOC which were wrecked or captured, much can be learned about Dutch and world history.