Category: Virginia

Frankfurt bomb strike. Photo from the National Archives.


SMS Frankfurt was a light cruiser of the Wiesbaden class built by the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy). The ship was laid down in 1913, launched in March 1915, and completed by August 1915....

Ostfriesland sinking by the stern. Photo from the US National Archives.


Ostfriesland was a 546′ German battleship built at Wilhelmshaven, Germany in 1908. She was launched in September 1909 and commissioned into the Imperial German Navy in May 1911. Following World War I Ostfriesland surrendered...

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Bow Mariner

The Bow Mariner was a 570 ft Singapore flagged tanker enroute from New York to Houston, TX. The tanker was southbound off the coast of Virginia when it caught fire, exploded and sank. She...