Recipe for Disaster: Search and Rescue in the Blizzard of ‘78

In February 1978 a blizzard hit the Northeast of the US. On land and on sea weather was wreaking  havoc. Around 5:00 PM on February 6, 1978 the oil tanker, Global Hope, contacted the Coast Guard in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The … Continue reading

Tragedy in the North Atlantic: The RMS Titanic

 Officially updated as of October 6, 2013. I’m still not very happy with it but for what it’s worth, there it is! The creation of the Royal Mail Ship Titanic was the British shipbuilding industry at its best. During her … Continue reading