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The wreck at sea

Print shows four men on wrecked boat being rescued by men in rowboat.

Dreadful Wreck of the Mexico on Hempstead Beach, January 2nd, 1837 – As Now Exhibiting at Hanington Dioramas–Perished in All–115 Souls.

A ship, the Mexico, is tossed in ocean waves during a storm. In the foreground five men on shore attempt to throw ropes to the crew in a lifeboat at left. H. Sewell (American, active New York, 1834–38)

map from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of the Island, and its whale and seal fisheries. Edited by W. B. Clarke"

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of t... more

seals from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of the Island, and its whale and seal fisheries. Edited by W. B. Clarke"

This image has been taken from scan 000030 from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of t... more

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000079 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

map from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

ship from "[The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "[The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Britis... more

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

Illustration of a shipwrecked man and woman clinging to a wooden frame, as men in a ship attempt to rescue them.

Shipwreck off Nantucket (Wreck off Nantucket after a Storm)

On August 8, 1859, the whaling ship Nantucket ran aground during the night at Nashawena Island, Massachusetts, part of the Elizabeth Islands at the entrance to Vineyard Sound. The next day, Bradford left his st... more

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria. This train was thrown from the track by the Rebels

Photograph shows the remains of a train derailed in battle returning to Alexandria by train.