Hurricane Danielle Track 2010
Cruise Ship Weather

Atlantic Hurricane Danielle Category 4

August 22, 2017 Janet Cole

On This Day Cruise Weather History: Seven years ago today, Tropical Storm Danielle (see video below) was named. Danielle was 520 mi (835 km) west-southwest of Cabo Verde when the system got organized into a […]

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire July 20 1998
Cruise Ship Fires

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship Fire

July 20, 2017 Janet Cole

On this day in cruise history, nineteen years ago today on  Monday July 20, 1998 Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy was sailing off Miami Beach, Florida when a fire broke out. (see video below) The […]

Aqua Expeditions Aqua Amazon Cruise Ship Fire Explosion Sinking July 16 2016
Cruise Ship Fires

Seven Dead After Cruise Ship Explosion

July 16, 2017 Janet Cole

It was one year ago today in cruise history,  when seven crew members were killed and thirteen were injured after Aqua Expeditions cruise ship Aqua Amazon caught fire,  exploded and sank in the port of […]

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Passengerd Dead June 30 1900
Cruise Ship Fires

SS Saale Steam Ship Fire 361 Dead

June 30, 2017 Janet Cole

On this day in Cruise Ship History: It was one of the largest maritime disasters in American history, 117 years ago today,  the fire and sinking of the Steamship S.S. Saale on June 30, 1900, […]

NASA Hurricane Chris 2012
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Hurricane Chris 2012

June 21, 2017 Janet Cole

On This Day in Cruise History: Five years ago today, on June 17, 2012 a low pressure area cut off from a stationary frontal boundary near Bermuda. Due to warm seas and light wind shear, […]