20th Century · Inventions · Military · Modern Marvels · Navy · Ships

January 17, 1955 – USS Nautilus Becames the World’s First Nuclear Powered Ship

I love history, and I love literature. I have been a Captain Nemo fan for a very long time. And one of my favorite Disney World memories is riding in the Nautilus. Looks like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island are getting added to my kindle today. Until today, I was certain… Continue reading January 17, 1955 – USS Nautilus Becames the World’s First Nuclear Powered Ship

Books · Pop Culture · Ships · United States · Whale

November 20, 1820 – Essex Sunk by Sperm Whale

I love when two of my favorite subjects are combined in one article. This happens to do just that–it combines shipwrecks and literature, and cannibalism thrown in for fun! I have to admit, I have not read Moby Dick. It is on my Kindle, and as soon as I finish the book I am reading… Continue reading November 20, 1820 – Essex Sunk by Sperm Whale