Notorious Ships

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White Star liner sunk by an iceberg on her maiden voyage in 1912 with the loss of 1,500 lives.
Greenpeace ship sunk by French agents in Auckland harbour in 1985.
Subject to a mutiny in 1789 when Fletcher Christian set Captain William Bligh and eighteen crew adrift in the Pacific.
Nelson's flagship at the battle of Trafalgar.
Found adrift and deserted in the Atlantic between Portugal and the Azores in 1872
Pleasure steamer sunk by a collision with the dredger Bowbelle on the Thames in 1989.
The large transatlantic passenger liner built by Cunard in 1968.
Ship on which Drake circumnavigaated the world in 1580.
First iron-hulled propeller-driven vessel; built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1843.
Passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915 with the loss of 1,200 lives.
Vessel on which James Cook explored the Southern Hemisphere between 1768 and 1771.
Legendary phantom ship, the subject of Richard Wagner's 1843 opera.
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Vessel captained by Robert Fitzroy, from which Charles Darwin collected evidence for The Origin of Species.
Supertanker that ran aground off the coast of Brittany in 1978.
P&O cruiser converted to a hospital ship to serve during the Falklands Conflict.
German Battleship of the Second World War, and sister ship of the Bismarck; sunk off the Norwegian coast in 1944.
Wooden raft on which Thor Heyerdahl crossed the pacific in 1947.
Submarine featuring in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
The First propeller-driven ocean-going steamship.
Jacques Cousteau's exploration vessel.
British submarine that sank the General Belgrano during the Falklands Conflict.
Japanese warship commissioned in 1941 and the largest battleship ever constructed.
Quint's fishing boat in Jaws.
Sister ship of the Titanic; sunk in the Mediterranean in 1916 while serving as a hospital ship.

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