The sinking of the unsinkable ship, RMS Titanic, stole many lives and all those workers that made the ship. We could conclude that you can never let your guard down even if you are on the “Unsinkable ship”. The fast notice and swift reactions could’ve saved not only the lives of people, but the largest and luxuries that ship of all time,
Cuban tanks and artillery enter the fight around 1800. During the remainder of the day CEF B-26’s inflict several hundred casualties on Cuban forces near Red Beach. By the end of fighting on the first day CEF have lost four B-26’s while the Cuban Air Force loses two Sea Furies, two B-26’s, and one T-33. The CEF lost numerous vessels due to Cuban air strikes, grounding, and mechanical failures. The CEF forces hold two of three main roads within the area.
Over the years since, there have been many theories to prove what happened to the aviation pilot, like the most widely known theory that Earhart simply ran out of fuel and crashed in the Pacific
In the quote “on October 22, 1707, at the Scilly Isles four homebound British warships ran aground and nearly two thousand men lost their lives. ”(Sobel, P.6). Sobel accounts a few examples of how the lack of being able to plot longitude on a grid would result in getting lost on sea. It also shows how this problem was an issue that astronomers, sailors, and even philosophers struggled with finding a solution to for centuries, making the asperity of the problem much more severe. This gives the reader a bit of a understanding of the importance of longitude and further convinces the reader in her favor of how important Harrison’s invention was to the
Pan-Am Flight 103 Crashes in Scotland On December 21, Pan American Flight 103 crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland. The flight was headed from London to New York and then to Detroit.
WHY PEOPLE FEAR THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE (Behind the Illuminati of course) Ryland N. J. Bass Lieutenant Charles C. Taylor and his “Flight 19” Navy Avenger Torpedo bombers crew disappeared over the oceanic area between the Florida keys and Puerto Rico known as the Bermuda Triangle on December 5, 1945, during a test flight, without a known cause, trace, or hint of where the wreckage was. On the 5 of December, “Flight 19” radio signals disappeared over the strange area. No messages, distress signals or any sign of struggle was ever heard by the Pilot crew or the workers at Naval base.
She was removed by authorities from the plane after landing for alleged “suspicious activity”. After being strip searched and enduring over four hours of intense questioning from a Homeland Security officer, she was found not to be in the wrong. The concerned passengers had only assumed she was “up to no good” because of her dark, Middle Eastern appearance. This situation could have been easily avoided had some people not been quick to
The Lost City of Atlantis is often believed and often doubted. Around the time of 1,500 B.C. Poseidon led a large civilization that “sank into the Atlantic” after a major earthquake or also said to be a volcanic eruption. The City was sank by waves in one entire day and one entire night. Theme parks have been made to resemble the legend of the lost city. Plato’s Critias was a man who wrote the story telling every detail about Atlantis and how it came to be.
The Bermuda Triangle, also referred to as the Devil?s Triangle is one of the biggest mysteries of our time. It is a section of the Atlantic Ocean which is known as a strange sea where a number of ships and planes have disappeared under mysterious circumstances, and which extends from Florida to the islands of Bermuda to Puerto Rico and then back to the east coast of Florida. Many stories and famous ships are connected to this Triangle legend and many authors wrote about the strange accidents in that region. In despite of the unexplained and paranormal incidents, there is still speculation as to what might have happened before long time.
His voyage skirted the Southern edge of the Bermuda Triangle where he declared multiple compass malfunctions as well as strange lights in the horizon. Since then, there have been a number of reports about these phenomena, which led to many unexplained missing ships in the Bermuda Triangle zone. One of the greatest mysteries of the sea was the USS Cyclops, which happened in the Bermuda Triangle area in the early 20th century. The USS Cyclops was an American huge carrier ship that was commanded during World War II. Its first voyage during this time was to St. Nazaire, France in June 1917, returning to the United States the subsequent month.
The USS Maine explodes in Havana Harbor, Cuba, due to an unknown origin. The investigation of the cause is being explored. Yesterday, February 15, 1898 at 9:40pm, 260 officers died out of a 400 man crew. This morning’s recovery efforts only revealed dilapidated parts of the warship’s superstructure floating in the harbor. The people of Havana have been thrown into a state of panic after the explosion shook the city.
In the same line the Carroll A. Deering was another ghost ship from the Bermuda triangle and resulted in creating one of the biggest Maritimes mysteries since then. The ship, while returning from the Brazil to the Portland in January 1921 was found abundant as well as derelict in the diamond shoals in the North so California. Is this case again the crew member and the captain of the ship were missing? Like in many previous cases they vanished forever and never showed up again. The Marine Sulphur Queen, it was a 524 foot carrier of the sulphur in molten form and had started the sail on the Feb. of 1963 from the port of Beaumont in Texas carrying about 39 crew members.
Irma was a category 5 hurricane. It hit Florida, debris left lying around everywhere. At least 36 people were reported dead, and over six million people were left without power. The flooding has makes walking the streets dangerous as the muddy water can hide sharp objects along with holes. The (FEMA) Federal Emergency Management Agency estimated that 25% of homes within the Florida keys are completely destroyed, and 65% have had major damage.
The storm flooded whole streets in the suburban areas, shutdown subway lines, left millions of homes without power for weeks, closed major airports, and resulted in the evacuation of over 370,000 people in the city (Dolnick NYTimes). Experts believe that the storm also created mini-tornadoes causing even more untold damage that totaled to 15.8 million dollars in damages (Dolnick NYTimes). This storm, that stuck about one year before Sandy, was many New Yorkers’ first experience of a storm that violent. When Irene made contact with New York, it was downgraded to a tropical storm, not a hurricane. This storm is important because it resulted in many policy changes in New York’s legislation in terms of storm preparation and preparedness.
The Black Death arrived in Europe by sea in October 1347 when 12 trading ships docked at the port of Messina after a long journey through the Black Sea. People who got infected with the black plague were expected to live only 5 days. Everyone in Europe was going crazy trying to stay away from the disease and trying their own home remedies to get rid of the disease. 30 - 50 percent of the population was killed in every country.