Genealogy Projects tagged with ship disasters on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Franklin Expedition, HMS Terror and HMS Erebus

    Wikipedia: English This project connects the officers and crew of Franklin's lost expedition.Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions, the latter two as com...

  • SS Waratah

    SS Waratah --A passenger and cargo steamship built in 1908 for the Blue Anchor Line to operate between Europe and Australia. Project to honor those that perished in disaster July 1909 . In July 1909, on only her second voyage, the ship, en route from Durban to Cape Town, disappeared with 211 passengers and crew aboard. Please add owners of Blue Anchor Line , crew , passengers and their families...

  • 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 Irish co...

  • 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 re...

  • The Sinking of the SS Tuscania

    Scope of Project ==This project aims to identify the victims and survivors of the sinkning of the SS Tuscania.== Overview ==The Gilded Age, whose time has come and gone. This was a time when society was divided by the rich and the poor. This was an age known for great Transatlantic Ocean Liners. An era that came to an end shortly after Word War I. The Titanic, the Lusitania, and the Tuscania we...

  • Sinking of the Carricks Ship

    Around the middle of the 19th century, the great Irish famine brought thousands of impoverished families to America. One of the immigrant ships, the Carricks of Whitehaven, went down off Cap-des-Rosiers on May 18, 1847. Of the 187 passengers on board, 87 perished at sea and 100 survivors were taken in by families in the village. In 1900, St. Patrick’s Parish in Montréal offered the Carricks Mon...

  • 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 much-v...

  • 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.