Peter Knego's Sea Treks

EMPRESSed On The Columbia, Part Two

Continue down the Columbia River on board American Queen Steamboat Company’s AMERICAN EMPRESS with calls…

EMPRESSed On The Columbia, Part One

The former EMPRESS OF THE NORTH returns from a five year layup as American Queen…

Peter Knego's Decked!

EUROPA 2 Double Decked!, Part Two

Peter Knego concludes his top-to-bottom tour of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises brand-new, five-plus star MV EUROPA 2…

EUROPA 2 Double Decked!, Part One

Hamburg, Germany-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ brand-new, five-plus star MV EUROPA 2 is equal in luxurious amenities…

Preservation CITY OF ADELAIDE Formally Renamed

CITY OF ADELAIDE Formally Renamed

On Friday, 18 October 2013, the world’s oldest clipper ship CITY OF ADELAIDE will be officially renamed at…

Clipper CITY OF ADELAIDE To Return To Her Namesake Port

Clipper CITY OF ADELAIDE To Return To Her Namesake Port

The world’s oldest clipper and the only surviving purpose-built sailing ship to bring migrants from…

S.S. UNITED STATES,  The Turkish Years 1992 – 1996:  What Might Have Been

S.S. UNITED STATES, The Turkish Years 1992 – 1996: What Might Have Been

S.S. UNITED STATES The Turkish Years 1992-1996: What Might Have Been By Shawn J. Dake…

USS OLYMPIA: Fifteen Minute Tour

Trieste’s Maritime Treasures

USS IOWA In Port of Los Angeles Main Channel Today

Current Ships Royal Caribbean International: Steel Cut For Third Oasis-Class

Royal Caribbean International: Steel Cut For Third Oasis-Class

Royal Caribbean International cut the first piece of steel on September 23 for its third…

Dark Clouds For BIRGER JARL — Updated

Dark Clouds For BIRGER JARL — Updated

Dark Clouds for Birger Jarl by Kalle Id The on-again, off-again saga of the classic…

Duchess Versus PRINCESS: Up Close and Christened

Totally Random ROYAL! (Pre-Decking the ROYAL PRINCESS)

An AMERICAN EMPRESS?

Site News Martin Cox Presented The “C. Bradford Mitchell” For MaritimeMatters

Martin Cox Presented The “C. Bradford Mitchell” For MaritimeMatters

The Steamship Historical Society presented several awards at its annual conference and ShiPosium which took…

Golden Age Of Travel Calendar From Nautiques

SOPA And PIPA Protest

MaritimeMatters Exits Drydock

Past Ships
The Axe Falls On 107 Years Of Service: ST. MARY’S CHALLENGER

The Axe Falls On 107 Years Of Service: ST. MARY’S CHALLENGER

Last Sunday, November 11, 2013, saw the final sailing of the ST MARY’S CHALLENGER (ex WILLIAM P. SNYDER, ELTON HOYT II,…

CITY OF ADELAIDE Formally Renamed

CITY OF ADELAIDE Formally Renamed

On Friday, 18 October 2013, the world’s oldest clipper ship CITY OF ADELAIDE will be officially renamed at a ceremony presided over by…

Clipper CITY OF ADELAIDE To Return To Her Namesake Port

Clipper CITY OF ADELAIDE To Return To Her Namesake Port

The world’s oldest clipper and the only surviving purpose-built sailing ship to bring migrants from Europe to Australia…

SAPPHIRE Retro-Decked! Part One — Remembering Louis Cruises’ MV SAPPHIRE (ex ITALIA, etc.)

SAPPHIRE Retro-Decked! Part One — Remembering Louis Cruises’ MV SAPPHIRE (ex ITALIA, etc.)

Often referred to as a miniature OCEANIC, the ITALIA was the last ship designed by the brilliant Gustavo…