The Human Experience

Courage, cowardice and the struggle to survive. Shipwrecks often produce great drama. Explore the different sides to human nature as witnessed in shipwrecks.

1 - Castaway Wrecks


2 - The Captain Goes Down


3 - Wrecks and Rescues


4 - Heroic Women


5 - Hard Luck Ships


6 - The Wreckers


7 - Mutiny!

SS Atlantic - 1873
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This Web Site is dedicated to the memory of Terry Shaw

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