stepping stones of maritime history


Down on 27 September

On this day in history the following ships were wrecked:

  • Princesse Amelia († 1647, 374 years ago)
    Mumbles Head, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Tidore († 1683, 338 years ago)
    Ameland, Netherlands
  • Hendricka († 1899, 122 years ago)
    Süderoogsand, Germany

Wrecks of Flevoland

The Zuiderzee played an important role in the economy of the Low Countries since reaching its largest size in the Late Middle Ages.

Burgzand Noord

In the Wadden Sea lies the national monument Burgzand Noord, a location where sixteen historic shipwrecks from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries have been preserved.

13 Provinces

In the '13 Provinces' project, volunteers and students uncover the extensive and varied maritime history of the Netherlands through local research.

Dutch Presence in Cuba

An overview of sites that are linked to the project 'Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters', a Dutch-Cuban collaboration in the field of underwater cultural heritage management.

World War II

Ships that sank during World War II.

World War I

Ships that sank during World War I.