The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom, and one of the most important in the world. It is based primarily in Greenwich adjacent to Greenwich Park.
HMAS Vampire is a decommissioned destroyer, now on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney. The museum also houses the United States of America gallery. A fantastic display looking at the maritime links between our two countries. The Gallery was funded by a US$5 million gift for the Bicentennial of European settlement in Australia, in 1988.
Beautifully located on the waterfront at Bygdøynes. Fascinating environmental exhibitions about fishing, ship building, shipping, marine archeology and impressive collections of boat models and marine paintings. The arctic vessel `Gjøa´, and older boat exhibition in the harbour. Exciting new supervideograph presents `Maritime Norway´. Showing a unique and fascinating panoramic view of maritime ...
The first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art, the San Francisco Museum of Art opened in 1935 under the direction of Grace L. McCann Morley. After her 23-year tenure, Morley was succeeded as Museum director by George D. Culler (1958–65) and Gerald Nordland (1966–72). The Museum, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1985, rose to international prominence under the lea...
The Steamship William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter now restored as a maritime museum in Cleveland, Ohio, one of four in the Great Lakes region. She transported cargo such as ore, coal, stone, and grain to ports throughout the Great Lakes, and was nicknamed "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because Cleveland's steel mills were a frequent destination.
The PS Wingfield Castle is a former River Humber ferry, now preserved as a museum ship in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.
The Wingfield Castle was built William Gray & Company at Hartlepool, and launched in 1934, along with a sister ship, the Tattershall Castle. A third similar vessel, the Lincoln Castle (not built in Hartlepool), was launched in 1940.
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Balclutha is a steel-hulled squared rigged sailing ship, built in 1886. She is named after the town of Balclutha in New Zealand and is currently preserved at San Francisco, California.
The Balclutha was built in 1886 by Charles Connell & Co. Ltd., of Glasgow in Scotland, for Robert McMillan, of Dumbarton in Scotland. Designed as a general tra...
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