Ocean Liner History~
Tributes to the Great Ladies of the Sea
Maritime Matters - Published by Martin
Cox, anyone interested in ship history will find this a
fascinating site. It's addictive, plan to spend a lot of time
The National Maritime Museum - Great Britain's
National Maritime Museum incorporating the Old Royal
Observatory and the Queen's House in Greenwich.
Unofficial Holland America Line Home Page - Hans Segboer's tribute
to the ocean liners and history of the Holland America Line.
World Ship Society - The
Port of New York Branch, dedicated to ship enthusiasts.
Regals - A History of Ocean Liners compiled by Bryan Guinn.
Steamship Historical Society of America
- Dedicated to preserving artifacts and memories from steamship days.
Masters of the Blue
Riband - Dedicated to
the fastest transatlantic ships through history, those wore bore the honor
of earning the "Blue Riband"
SS Australis - Welcome aboard... join former crew
member Ken Ironside on the former SS America.
- Steve Mulliss' site dedicated to the life and times on board
with many photos from former crew members.
RHMS Amerikanis & Britanis
-- A wonderful site full of the photographs and memories of Carol Mavroidaki
(nee Hewlett) who worked on board both ships.
- "Caronia Timeline" charting the glittering career
of Cunard's world-famous 'Green Goddess'
RMS Caronia -The "Green Goddess," as she
was affectionately known, was the height of luxury for
cruising and trans-Atlantic service.
RMS Lusitania - Royal
Regals of the Sea by Bryan Guinn remembers this tragic liner.
RMS Queen Elizabeth -Trace the service career of the
second "queen" with Uncommon Journeys.
RMS Queen Mary - The official Queen Mary Seaport site
explores the first "queen's" history.
RMS Queen Mary - Bryan Guinn's Royal Regals of the
Seas site describes 'a noble tribute to the imagination of
SS Ile de France - Kevin R. Tam details the first large
liner built after World War I.
Liberte - Renamed Liberte, the former
North German Lloyd flagship, Europa, became a member
of the French Line following World War II.
Normandie - Louis
Mancini describes the Normandie and shares photos of
the most elegant ship afloat until her demise at the hands of
a well-meaning but careless US Navy.
The glorious Normandie was the ship by which all her
successors were measured.
SS Nieuw Amsterdam II -From the Unofficial Holland America
Home Page, beautiful photos and text.
SS Rotterdam IV - Distinctive as one of the first
ships of Holland America designed for pleasure cruises, from
the Unofficial Holland America Home Page.
SS Rotterdam V - Author and ship historian John
Maxtone-Graham bids farewell to a beloved ship.
SS Rotterdam V - One of the most distinctive and
innovative ships ever built as described on the Unofficial
Holland America Home Page. Discover the "secret
staircase." Sailing today as Rembrandt.
RMS Statendam III - The Unofficial Holland America Home
Page profiles the Statendam of 1929.
Andria Doria - Italian style and luxury at sea,
Bryan Guinn describes the career of the "Grand Dame of
P & O Line
Canberra - Facts, figures, and photographs from
Dr. Denis Griffiths.
- Steve Mulliss' site dedicated to this innovative liner built for the
Australian immigration route from Europe. She represented a
breakthrough in design for hot weather sailing before the advent of complete
air-conditioning. Steve was on board her as a seven year old to become a new
Australian in 1959.
History and Facts - Lars Hemingstam and his sons
maintain this extensive site as a tribute to these great
liners of the Swedish American Line.
Drottningholm - Drottningholm was one of
the first oceangoing merchant ships to employ steam turbines.
Gripsholm - Profiles of both ships that sailed
under this proud name.
Kungsholm - Facts and photos of the three ships
Stockholm - Photos,
deckplans, and the story of
the last of three ships named Stockholm, the famous ship that collided with
the Andrea Doria in 1956.
SS America -
Larry Driscoll's beautiful site with
many photos and stories about the liner that preceded the SS
SS America - Darren Byrne of Perth, Western
Australia, shares his memories and extensive memorabilia of SS
SS United States - This web site is dedicated to
advancing a growing movement to save the historic SS
United States ocean liner and includes many recent
SS United States - Bryan Guinn shares of the dream of
what America's greatest maritime achievement could become
White Star Line
RMS Olympic - "Old Reliable"--the only
"Olympic Class" ship not to sink. A history and
By Paul Quinn, Titanic Historical Society member and author
of Titanic at Two AM (published by Fantail), this
site contains exceptional original artwork and is a must-see
for Titanic buffs.
RMS Titanic - From RMS Titanic, Inc., exclusive
photos of Titanic artifacts, expeditions to the
wreck site, and photos of Titanic before and after
RMS Titanic & RMS
Olympic - TPD Turner's in depth look at the Titanic and Olympic
(and Britannic which is coming soon).
Cabin Class Collectibles - A wide range of ocean liner
memorabilia from the great steamships of the 20th Century.
New Steamship Consultants - New Steamship Consultants is the
world's largest dealer of original ocean liner memorabilia
has an online catalog and Ocean Liner Memorabilia Museum.