By on Oct 4, 2015 in Nautical, Ships | 0 comments

Behold the Ironclad which gave birth to the warship as we know it.


By on Oct 3, 2015 in Nautical | 0 comments

Just a bit of nautical review, and a bit of trivia for young folks just getting interested in sailing. Vessels propelled by the wind require rigging, and rigging is made up of masts, yards, sails, and cordage, all the things that give a vessel the means to move upon the water. So, there you have it.


By on Sep 26, 2015 in Nautical | 0 comments

The Knot isn’t always what you think it is in the nautical world.

Ghost Ship

By on Sep 20, 2015 in Nautical, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

Ghosts have haunted the human imagination since the beginning of time, and it’s no wonder. How else do you explain the explainable? Such as the unanswered question as to what happened to the crew of the Mary Celeste….. Do they still haunt the seas looking for their long lost ghost ship?


By on Sep 19, 2015 in Nautical | 0 comments

The Logbook became vital in the management of a ship’s journey. They were originally used mostly to mark distances traveled, but their use expanded to include many facets of nautical life and have been invaluable nautical records of great historical importance. And that’s our trivial for today.

Honda Point Disaster

By on Sep 8, 2015 in Nautical, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

Source: This Date in Local History: Honda Point Disaster On September 8, 1923 the United States Navy lost seven ships in a mass grounding that lasted less then 5 minutes at Honda Point, California.