History | History

12 Memorable Facts About the S.S. 'Edmund Fitzgerald'

More than 40 years after the most famous ship in Great Lakes history vanished during a storm, the cause is still a mystery.

History | History

6 Valuable Shipwrecks Still Waiting to Be Found

These mysterious undersea sites might contain millions (or billions) in lost treasure.

History | History

12 Facts About the R.M.S. Lusitania

Once the fastest ocean liner in the world, a German torpedo sent the ship to the bottom of the sea.

Miscellaneous | Stuff I Like

The Reason Why Ships Are Often Painted Red on the Bottom | Mental Floss

No matter the color of a vessel, the hull below the water line is often painted red. The reason has something to do with worms.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

6 Strange Maritime Mysteries | Mental Floss

From the Bermuda Triangle to the Mary Celeste, here are some of the most puzzling enigmas of the deep.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Priceless Treasures Lost in Shipwrecks | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

News | Interesting Stories

Wreckage found of WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington

Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier which sank during World War II, has been found in the Coral Sea, a search team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen announced Monday. The search team released pictures and video of the wreckage of

History | History

Ship found in Arctic 168 years after doomed Northwest Passage attempt | World news | The Guardian

Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin

Architecture & Interior Design | Googie

Remembering Ships, L.A.’s Out-of-This-World Coffee Shops

With their boomerang-shaped roofs and futuristic neon signs, Ships Coffee Shops were impossible to miss. Inside, the small chain dished out American favorites, but the diners’ exteriors were otherworldly; they looked like UFOs!