The Seawise University, formerly Cunards Queen Elizabeth, is seen ablaze on 9 January, 1972. She would burn from stem to stern and eventually capsize after her structural integrity was compromised due to the fires intense heat, which caused her decks to collapse.
A J4F Widgeon is seen flying over New York Harbor in October, 1943, while below, the hull of the Lafayette, (formerly the Normandie) is shown nearing the end of her salvage operation. The picture was obviously taken from another aircraft, but it is not identified. Wartime censorship appears to ha
The remains of the Normandie are seen heading down the Hudson after being refloated in November, 1943. The caption from this picture optimistically says she's heading to a shipyard for restoration and a return to service.
The Normandie is shown capsized at her New York pier the morning after a fatal fire that had occurred on February 9, 1942. The massive amount of water pumped onboard the ship by the cities fireboats became trapped on the liners upper decks, making her top heavy; the liner keeled over about 12 hours
Normandie is seen burning at her pier on February 9, 1942. The ship, which had been seized by the American Government for use as a troopship, was already sporting some dazzle camouflage on her three funnels. Most views dont show this paint work because it burned off rather quickly after the fire
We discovered this coaster in Durban, I think her name was Anitra (outboard was Anna). Nobody could tell us what happened and we were chased away by a very dodgy crew member who was carrying a crate of beer on board.
During sandeel fishing in southern North Sea in early summer 2001 "Rainbow" got into fire and sank afterwards.
By floating crane the vessel was refloated, but it was later scrapped.
Note how the sea have cooled the shellplating and remained the painting. Above waterline there was no coolin