Shipwrecks2018-04-01T09:12:17-03:00

Photograph by Alan Marquardt

www.bermudablues.com

Diving & Snorkel

Shipwrecks in Bermuda opens a window onto the past history of exploration on the island it offers some of the best examples of maritime history in the world

Madiana

Built in 1877, the Madiana was a new breed of iron-hulled transatlantic passenger/light cargo ship. On February 10, 1903, while en route from New York to the West Indies with

National Museum of Bermuda, Shipwreck Island, Sunken Clues to Bermuda’s Past

The National Museum of Bermuda, Shipwreck Island, Sunken Clues to Bermuda’s Past exhibit explores life aboard ship, the people who discovered the shipwrecks, marine archaeology and the importance of protecting our underwater cultural heritage for future generations.

Darlington

A sturdy iron-hulled steamer built in 1881. On February 22, 1886, she wrecked on the Western Reef while travelling from New Orleans to Bremen, Germany carrying a cargo of cotton

L’Herminie

Bermuda's most impressive warship wreck is this first-class 60-gun French frigate that sank in 1838. This three-masted, wooden-hulled sailing vessel was returning to France from a skirmish in Mexico when

Pelinaion

Bermuda's best East End shipwreck - an 117M / 385FT, steel-hulled cargo steamer. Built in Port Glasgow in 1907, her ownership changed numerous times before she was purchased in 1939

Go to Top