Genealogy Projects tagged with ship disasters on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Phoenix Ship disaster

    The Phoenix Ship Disaster (1847) In the middle of the nineteenth century a lot of people from the East of Holland emigrated to the US. One of the most popular destinations was Wisconsin. In 1847 a group of those emigrants were on the propellor Phoenix, which would bring them from Buffalo to Sheboygan and beyond. In the early hours of November 21, 1847 the propellor burnt. About 25 people resc...

  • Empress of Ireland passengers

    Ship that collided with SS Storsad in Saint Lawrence river at 2:00 A.M. in the middle of a fog and sank in only 14 minutes.

  • Wreck of the White Ship (la Blanche-Nef) 1120

    The shipwreck that changed the course of Medieval England, the White Ship sank off the coast of Barfleur in the English Channel on 25 November 1120, taking with it the heir to the English throne and over 150 members of the leading families of Norman England. As historian Robert Lacey describes it in "Great Tales from English History": "The White Ship was the Titanic of the Middle Ages, a mu...

  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania On May 7, 2015 it was 100 years ago the Lusitania disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania . The Lusitania project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview The sinking of the RMS Lusitania , of the Cunard Line After being torpedoed off the Iri...