A Shocking Incident Led to the War of Jenkins' Ear

One man's mutilation instigated a major conflict between Britain and Spain.

10 Incredible Books About the Ocean

Dive into the unknown with these books about marine life.

7 Stunning Underwater Shipwrecks That Turn Back the Tides of Time

Their preservation below the surface allows visitors a look back in time...

These Recently Unearthed Coins May Have Solved a 17th-Century Mystery

Some unexpected treasure may have pinned down the whereabouts of notorious pirate Henry Every.

The High Hopes of the Titanic’s Maiden Voyage

The infamous passenger liner was fitted with advanced safety features—lulling her crew into a false sense of security.

Nassau's Pirates: Revealing the Sordid History of the Bahamian Port City

Now a tourist haven, the small colony was once run by pirates, for pirates.

Life Aboard WWII Submarines Was Brutal

The size of the submarines, a lack of ventilation, and the novelty of submarine warfare led to some uncomfortable situations.

A Night to Remember: The Tragic Story of the RMS Titanic

The sinking of the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic was a shocking and deadly disaster.

A Sixth Grade History Project Exonerated the Captain of the USS Indianapolis

Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.

This Is What It Was Like To Be Marooned In The Age Of Sail

Alexander Selkirk was left ashore an uninhabited island by his captain.

9 Essential War of 1812 Books

Engage with the oft-forgotten Second War of Independence.

8 Sailing Books That Will Take You to the High Seas

Set sail with these thrilling and true nautical tales.

This Was the Unluckiest U-Boat of World War II

Not only could the U-505 not sink other boats, its crew couldn't even sink the submarine themselves.

11 Captivating Titanic Books

These powerful reads shine a solemn light on one of history's darkest chapters.

Lost at Sea: What Happened to the Mary Celeste?

It remains one of history's most haunting maritime mysteries.